Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Summary:

Literature Savannah Sparrow
[order] Passeriformes |

Savannah Sparrow determination[order] Passeriformes | [family] Emberizidae | [latin] Passerculus sandwichensis | [UK] Savannah Sparrow | [FR] Bruant des prés | [DE] Grasammer | [ES] Sabanero Zanjero | [IT] Passero delle praterie | [NL] Savannahgors


Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Passerculus sandwichensis wetmorei
  2. Passerculus sandwichensis princeps
  3. Passerculus sandwichensis labradorius
  4. Passerculus sandwichensis savanna
  5. Passerculus sandwichensis athinus
  6. Passerculus sandwichensis sandwichensis
  7. Passerculus sandwichensis brooksi
  8. Passerculus sandwichensis alaudinus
  9. Passerculus sandwichensis NA, MA Canada to Guatemala
  10. Passerculus sandwichensis brunnescens
  11. Ammodramus sandwichensis
  12. Passerculus sandwichensis beldingi
  13. Passerculus sandwichensis anulus
  14. Passerculus sandwichensis guttatus
  15. Passerculus sandwichensis magdalenae
  16. Passerculus sandwichensis sanctorum
  17. Passerculus sandwichensis rostratus
  18. Passerculus sandwichensis atratus
  19. Passerculus sandwichensis nevadensis

Literature

Title
THE FLEXIBLE MIGRATORY ORIENTATION SYSTEM OF THE SAVANNAH SPARROW (PASSERCULUS SANDWICHENSIS)
Author(s): KENNETH P. ABLE AND MARY A. ABLE
Abstract: The orientation system of the Savannah sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) is typical of nocturnal migrant passerine birds. It is based on a system of interacting compass senses: magnetic, star, polarized light and, perhaps, sun compasses. The magnet..[more]..
Source: The Journal of Experimental Biology 199, 3-8 (1996)
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Title
FIFTY:FIFTY OFFSPRING SEX RATIOS IN SAVANNAH SPARROWS (PASSERCULUS SANDWICHENSIS)
Author(s): NATHANIEL T. WHEELWRIGHT AND RACHEL E. SEABURY
Abstract: Over a 14 year period, we determined offspring sex ratios in a population of
Savannah Sparrows (Passerculus sandwichensis) breeding on Kent Island, an isolated 80 ha island
in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada, based on morphological measurem..[more]..
Source: The Auk 120(1):171-179, 2003
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Title
Proficient incubation by inexperienced Savannah
Sparrows Passerculus sandwichensis

Author(s): NATHANIEL T. WHEELWRIGHT and JANET C. BEAGLEY
Abstract: We compared the incubation behaviour of 1-year-old female Savannah Sparrows Passerculus
sandwichensis nesting for the first time with that of older females that had nested in previous
years on Kent Island, New Brunswick, Canada. Using temperature p..[more]..
Source: Ibis (2005), 147, 67-76
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Title
GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN EASTERN NORTH AMERICAN SAVANNAH SPARROWS
Author(s): JOHN W. ALDRICH
Abstract: In attempting to identify Ohio specimens of the Savannah sparrow, the writer was confronted with the usual difficult problem familiar to investigators in this confusing group of birds. He was not long in discovering what had already been suspected, t..[more]..
Source: THE OHIO JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, VOL. XL JANUARY, 1940 No. 1
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Title
Ecology and taxonomy of Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis in Nuevo León, Mexico
Author(s): Robert A. Behrstock and Ted L. Eubanks
Abstract: no abstract..[more]..
Source: Cotinga 7 (1997): 31-34
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Title
Intraspecific Nest Parasitism in the Savannah Sparrow
Author(s): PATRICK J . WEATHERHEAD AND RALEIGH J. ROBERTSON
Abstract: Evidence of intraspecific nest parasitism in passetines is rare although some well documented cases do exist (Yom-Tov et al. 1974, Ibis 116: 87-90). This note describes an incident whose circumstances suggest that two complete clutches were laid simu..[more]..
Source: Auk, Vol. 95
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Title
Post-mortem digestion of stomach contents in the Savannah Sparrow
Author(s): Dean G. Dillery
Abstract: Van Koersveld (Proc. 10th Intern. Ornith. Congr.: 592-594,1 951) demonstrated that digestion in Corvidae continues for 20 to 30 minutes after death unless stopped in some
manner. He also demonstrated that soft-bodied forms such as earthworms were co..[more]..
Source: Auk, Vol. 82
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Title
SEXUAL DIMORPiHSM AND POPUIATION SEX RATIOS IN JUVENILE SAVANNAH SPARROWS
Author(s): N. T. WHEELWRIGHT et al
Abstract: Savannah Sparrows (Passerculus sandwichensis) breeding on Kent Island, New Brunswick, Canada, are polygynous and sexually dimorphic in size. The sex of 7-d-old nestlings
cannot be reliably identified by size alone, but juveniles begin to display cle..[more]..
Source: Field Ornithol., 65(4):520-529
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Title
SUBSPECIFIC VARIATION IN WINTER POPULATIONS OF SPARROWS: A STUDY IN FIELD TAXONOMY
Author(s): ROBERT A. NORRIS and GORDON L. HIGHT
Abstract: In 1951 an extensive area in Aiken and Barnwell counties, South Carolina, was selected as the site for the Savannah River Plant, whose genesis and general management fall within the province of the United States Atomic Energy Commission and whose con..[more]..
Source: THE CONDOR Vol. 59
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All of Emberizidae

  1. Cinereous Bunting
  2. Emberiza cineracea
  1. Cirl Bunting
  2. Emberiza cirlus
  1. Corn Bunting
  2. Miliaria calandra
  1. Fox Sparrow
  2. Passerella iliaca
  1. House Bunting
  2. Emberiza striolata
  1. Ortolan Bunting
  2. Emberiza hortulana
  1. Pallass Bunting
  2. Emberiza pallasi
  1. Reed Bunting
  2. Emberiza schoeniclus
  1. Rock Bunting
  2. Emberiza cia
  1. Savannah Sparrow
  2. Passerculus sandwichensis
  1. Snow Bunting
  2. Plectrophenax nivalis
  1. Song Sparrow
  2. Melospiza melodia
  1. White-crowned Sparrow
  2. Zonotrichia leucophrys
  1. Yellowhammer
  2. Emberiza citrinella
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