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Black-Throated Sparrow
Black-Throated Sparrow100 locationsBird
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Feb 20 2013
Sears-Kay Ruin
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Feb 20 2014
Hidden Valley via Mormon Trail
ID604
TypeBird
FamilyEmberizidae - New World Sparrows
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Amphispiza bilineata

length: 5.5 in
wingspan: 8.5 in
weight: 0.5 ounce

Its bold black throat and the white stripes above its eye extending from its bill are good clues for identifying this sparrow. As long as it can get water from its diet, it thrives in the desert country, surviving long periods of time without drinking water.

Song: a high bell-like song with 2 introductory notes followed by a trill.
Behavior: solitary or in pairs
Breeding: monogamous. solitary.
Nesting: cup shaped nest in trees or large scrub, 2 broods per year
Population: Fairly common in desert and semidesert scrub, especially rocky uplands. Declining due to development.
All Months
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Mar
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Apr
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May
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Jun
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Jul
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Aug
3
Sep
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Oct
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Nov
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Dec
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