Birds Found Near Salt Water

Common Name Scientific Name Look For These Markings Size
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos Glossy black 19"
American Pipit Anthus spinoletta Brown, slender sparrow-sized; buffy with streaks underparts; white outer tail feathers; constantly bobs tail 6-7"
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Brown-back; dark breast band; irregular flight 4 1/2-5 1/2"
Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus Longer tail than American Crow; head and bill smaller 15 1/2"
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris Brown; larger than sparrow; black sideburns; two small black horns; black breast splotch 7-8"
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis Yellowish eyebrow stripe; whitish crown stripe; pinkish legs 4 1/2-5 3/4"
Seaside Sparrow Ammospiza maritima Dark, olive-gray; short yellow piece before the eye; whitish streak along jaw; sharp tail 6"
Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammospiza caudacuta Gray ear patch surrounded by yellow; streaked to faint streaked breast 5-6"
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Glossy greenish-blue above; white below; white cheek patch 5 3/4"


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