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Clay-colored Sparrow

Spizella pallida (Swainson, 1832)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Todd Wilson 02-05-2010 Kettle Moraine State Park, South Unit, Waukesha Co., Wisconsin, Waukesha (United States) (270 m) song (A) -   49541
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Eric DeFonso 2015-05-08 East Boulder Trail/White Rocks Trail junction, Boulder County, Colorado, Boulder (United States) (1600 m) song -

Bird singing from a small gully adjacent to trail running through hilly grasslands at Gunbarrel Hill. Noise below 100 Hz filtered.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

246798
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Ted Floyd 2015-05-22 Lafayette, Boulder County, Colorado, Boulder (United States) (1600 m) flight call, song -

Four bouts of song (1.5 sec., 7.5 sec., 16.5 sec., 27.0 sec.), then a flight call (33.5 sec.).

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

244657
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Andrew Spencer 2013-04-15 Rio Grande Village, Big Bend National Park, Brewster Co., Texas, Brewster (United States) (550 m) flight call -

natural vocalization; flight call from a single bird perched in a large saltbush, and then in flight, in dense semi-desert shrubland.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

140973
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida James Bradley 2017-06-13 Revelstoke, Columbia-Shuswap, British Columbia, Columbia-Shuswap (Canada) (440 m) male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

379021
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Andrew Spencer 2012-06-08 Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge, Burke Co., North Dakota, Burke (United States) (700 m) song and call (A) - natural vocalization from a bird in an area of short shrubs in weeds in the midst of tall grass prairie and prairie potholes. 103466
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Andrew Spencer 2012-06-08 Burke County prairie potholes, North Dakota, Burke (United States) (750 m) song (A) - natural vocalization from a bird in an area of short shrubs in weeds in the midst of tall grass prairie, agriculture, and prairie potholes. An unusual song type that was faster and higher pitched than others I heard. 103472
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Bobby Wilcox 2019-04-18 Tama (near Burlington), Des Moines, Iowa, Des Moines (United States) (220 m) song -

Along woodland edge in low shrubs, about 20ft away.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

467411
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida David Bradley 2019-05-28 Wright Creek, Prince George, British Columbia, Fraser-Fort George (Canada) (700 m) song -

HIgh pass filtered to remove background hum.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

477501
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Ryan P. O'Donnell 2013-06-30 Saint Mary, Glacier, Montana, Glacier (United States) (1400 m) song -

Automatic 'zoom' settings on the recorder resulted in some inconsistent background volumes. More info.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

154699
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Jonathon Jongsma 2013-05-25 Grey Cloud Dunes SNA, Washington, MN, Washington (United States) (220 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

134871
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Jonathon Jongsma 2013-05-25 Grey Cloud Dunes SNA, Washington, MN, Washington (United States) (220 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

134866
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida James Bradley 2014-06-03 Canoe Reach, Kinbasket Lake, British Columbia, Fraser-Fort George (Canada) (750 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

302257
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Andrew Spencer 2012-06-08 Burke County prairie potholes, North Dakota, Burke (United States) (750 m) song (A) - natural vocalization from a bird in an area of short shrubs in weeds in the midst of tall grass prairie, agriculture, and prairie potholes. 103471
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Andrew Spencer 2012-06-08 Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge, Burke Co., North Dakota, Burke (United States) (700 m) song and call (A) - natural vocalization from a bird in an area of short shrubs in weeds in the midst of tall grass prairie and prairie potholes. 103468
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Bird Studies Canada - Prairie and Parkland Marsh Monitoring Prog 2014-06-23 Foam Lake No. 276 (near Margo), Division No. 10, Saskatchewan, Wynyard (Canada) (550 m) call, song -

Very Close! Uploaded by Patrick Turgeon Modifications: None

206182
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Justin Lawson 2014-06-01 Scusset Beach State Reservation, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, US, Barnstable (United States) (0 m) song -

Checklist with photos http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S18651302

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

180864
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Jonathon Jongsma 2016-06-05 Afton State Park, Washington County, Minnesota, Washington (United States) (240 m) song -

Singing from from scrub along a prairie trail.

Clear and cool morning just after sunrise.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

320481
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Jonathon Jongsma 2012-06-01 Grey Cloud Dunes SNA, Minnesota, Washington (United States) (220 m) song (A) - Natural song from small tree on a grassy hilltop. Seen. Same individual as XC102964. 102963
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Richard E. Webster 2014-06-08 Old Post No. 43 (near Fir Mountain), Division No. 3, Saskatchewan, Assiniboia (Canada) (850 m) song -

2nd recording of individual No 3

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

186813
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Ross Gallardy 2016-06-18 Rome (appox location), Adams County, Wisconsin, Adams (United States) (300 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

322486
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Andrew Spencer 2012-06-08 Burke County prairie potholes, North Dakota, Burke (United States) (750 m) song (A) - natural vocalization from a bird in an area of short shrubs in weeds in the midst of tall grass prairie, agriculture, and prairie potholes. 103469
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Andrew Spencer 2012-06-08 Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge, Burke Co., North Dakota, Burke (United States) (700 m) song and call (A) - natural vocalization from a bird in an area of short shrubs in weeds in the midst of tall grass prairie and prairie potholes. 103467
xeno-canto.org
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida Jeff Dyck 2018-06-02 Fraser-Fort George E (near Prince George), Fraser-Fort George, British Columbia, Fraser-Fort George (Canada) (650 m) song -

Bird calling from the edge of a field, perched ~3m up near the top of a small tree

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

418355
xeno-canto.org
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