Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow
(Passerculus sandwichensis)

Order:  Passeriformes
Family:  Passerellidae

Photo by Simon Barrette [CC SA 3.0]

Savannah Sparrow Information

Savannah Sparrow
Habitat, diet, feeding behavior, nesting, and conservation status of this bird. Includes range map, photos, and songs and calls. (From Audubon Field Guide)

Savannah Sparrow
Description, range, habitat, songs and calls, identification tips, and behavior. Includes photos, illustration with field marks, and range map. (From

Savannah Sparrow
Description, song, habitat, range, diet, feeding behavior, and nesting. Includes photo. (From Bird Watcher's Digest)

  Songs and calls of Savannah Sparrow

  Identification tips for the Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

© David Blevins

Breeding Bird Survey Map,

Savannah Sparrow Breeding Map

(Image credit: USGS)

Range in New England

The Savannah Sparrow breeds throughout New England.

This bird winters primarily in the southern United States, Mexico, and parts of Central America.

In New England, this sparrow is found during the winter in small numbers, especially in the southern part of the region.

Winter Map from eBird

Sightings of the Savannah Sparrow from Dec-Jan over the past 10 years (2009-2019)

Christmas Bird Count Map
Historical CBC Map from USGS