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Lincoln's Sparrow -
(Melospiza lincolnii) 



  • Small songbird
  • Brown above with dark streaks on back
  • Buffy color on chest and sides with
         fine streaking
  • Unstreaked white belly
  • Broad grey stripe above eye
  • Slender bill
  • 5.75" (15 cm.)


  • Brushy lowlands, weedy fields
  • Forest edges

Additional Information

  • Uncommon migrant
  • Tends to be solitary and secretive in behavior

Lincoln's Sparrow standing on the ground

Lincoln's Sparrow on the grass 


Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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