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

Henslow's Sparrow (Unique ID: 1008)
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: perching/standing
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: 5.5

Notes: This was one of at least 5 or 6 singing males within a 150-foot radius in a hayfield below the dam at Shawnee Mission Park. (The field is actually part of the Mill Creek Streamway Park.) The birds are all acting very territorial, singing continually and periodically skirmishing along invisible boundary lines.

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