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Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes >> Family Emberizidae >> Genus Ammodramus

Henslow's Sparrow (Unique ID: 1007)
Henslow's Sparrow
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Species: Henslow's Sparrow (Ammodramus henslowii)
Location: Mill Creek Streamway Park, Johnson County, Kansas, United States
Age: adult     Plumage: basic/year-round     Activity: calling/singing
Sex: male     Visibility: full body     Quantity: single
Photographer: David Seibel     Date: June 6, 2006
Equipment: Canon EOS 20D and Canon 500mm f/4L IS     Megapixels: 6.0

Notes: The vigorous delivery belies the weak, scratchy song that emanates from a Henslow's Sparrow's throat: a soft "tis-lick!" (sometimes described as a "hiccup"), audible only at close range.


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