Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Buntings, Sparrows, Seedeaters and Allies :: Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow

Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus nelsoni

Described by: Allen (1875)
Alternate common name(s): Northern Sharp-tailed Sparrow
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Armleder Park, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA - Oct 11, 2005 © William Hull  Montgomery County, Indiana, USA - Sep 18, 2005 © Clint Murray  Montgomery County, Indiana, USA - Sep 18, 2005 © Clint Murray  Lincoln Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA - Date unknown © Kanae Hirabayashi  Nova Scotia, Canada - Jul, 2005 © Richard Stern 
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(1) W. to c. Canada (ec. British Columbia, s. Mackenzie, n. and sc. Alberta, c. and s. Saskatchewan, c. and s. Manitoba s. in the nc. United States to w. and se. North Dakota, se. South Dakota, and nw. Minnesota.
Winters s. to the Gulf coast and nw. Mexico (nw. Baja).
(2) E. Canada (coastal marshes along s. James Bay and sw. Hudson Bay, n. Ontario, and w. Quebec).
Winters s. to n. Florida.
(3) E. Canada (se. Quebec along the s. shore of the St. Lawrence River from Montmagny to Point-au-Pere, and locally along the n. shore of the lower St. Lawrence estuary and Atlantic coast of e. Quebec, Magdalen Is., Prince Edward Is., Nova Scotia) s. to ne. United States in e. and sw. Maine (Popham Marsh and Scarborough Marsh).
Winters s. to South Carolina and n. Florida.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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