Sage Sparrow (Artemisiospiza nevadensis) Emberizidae

Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park, WA
April 7, 2013
Robert Niese

Washington is home to the northernmost populations of Sage Sparrows in North America. These birds are sagebrush and chaparral obligates and are threatened throughout the state as these ecosystems get converted into range lands.

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