Swamp Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow
(Melospiza georgiana)

Order:  Passeriformes
Family:  Passerellidae

Photo by BirdNerd [CC NC/ND 2.0]

Swamp Sparrow Information

Swamp Sparrow

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

Swamp Sparrow
Facts about the habitat, diet, feeding behavior, nesting, and migration of the Swamp Sparrow. Includes photos, range map and sounds. (From Audubon Field Guide)

Swamp Sparrow
Geographic range, physical characteristics, food habits, reproduction, behavior, habitat, and conservation. (From Animal Diversity Web)

  Songs and calls of the Swamp Sparrow

  Identification tips for the Swamp Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

© Mike Danzenbaker

Breeding Bird Survey Map,

Swamp Sparrow Breeding Map

(Image credit: USGS)

Range in New England

The Swamp Sparrow breeds throughout this region in suitable habitat.

In New England, this bird can be found during the winter primarily in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and along the coast of New Hampshire.

Winter Map from eBird

Sightings of the Swamp Sparrow from Dec-Feb over the past 10 years (2009-2019)

Christmas Bird Count Map
Historical CBC Map from USGS