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Nelson's Sparrow

Ammospiza nelsoni Allen, JA, 1875

The Nelson's Sparrow (Ammodramus nelsoni) is a small sparrow. This bird was named after Edward William Nelson, an American naturalist. Formerly, this bird and the Saltmarsh Sparrow were considered to be a single species, the Sharp-tailed Sparrow; because of this it was briefly known as Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passerellidae
Genus:
  Ammospiza

Scientific:
  Ammospiza nelsoni

Citation:
  Allen, JA, 1875

Reference:
  Proc.BostonSoc.Nat.Hist. 17 p.293

Protonym:
  Ammodromus caudacutus nelsoni

Avibase ID:
  727D994FD915AB09

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/727D994F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554031

Geographic range:

  • Ammospiza nelsoni nelsoni: W North America (s Canada to n US; > to nw Mexico)
  • Ammospiza nelsoni altera: E Canada (s James Bay and w Quebec); > to n Florida
  • Ammospiza nelsoni subvirgata: S Quebec to Nova Scotia and e Maine; > S Car. to n Florida
English:
Nelson's Sparrow
Czech:
strnadec Nelsonův
German:
Nelsonammer
Danish:
Spidshalet Spurv
Spanish:
Chingolo de Nelson
Finnish:
kosteikkosirkkunen
French:
Bruant de Nelson
Icelandic:
Veisutittlingur
Italian:
Passero di Nelson
Japanese:
nerusontogeohimedori
Japanese:
ネルソントゲオヒメドリ
Dutch:
Nelsons Spitsstaartgors
Norwegian:
Nålhalespurv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Nålhalesporv
Polish:
bagiennik plowy
Russian:
Воробей Нельсона
Slovak:
strnádlik mokrinový
Swedish:
nelsonsparv
Ukrainian:
Багновець блідий
Chinese:
纳氏沙鹀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Passerherbulus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Passerherbulus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Passerherbulus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Passerherbulus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Passerherbulus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Bruant de Nelson ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammospiza nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Nelson's Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ( Ammodramus nelsoni) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ammodramus nelsoni [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ammodramus nelsoni [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ammospiza [caudacuta or nelsoni] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: sit pardalenc de Nelson
Czech: strnadec Nelsonův
Danish: Spidshalet Spurv
German: Nelsonammer
English: Acadian Sharp-tailed Sparrow, Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow, Nelson's Sparrow
English (IOC): Nelson's Sparrow
Spanish: Chingolo de Nelson, Gorrión de Nelson, Sabanero de Nelson
Spanish (Spain): Chingolo de Nelson
Spanish (HBW): Nelson's Sparrow
Spanish (Mexico): Gorrión de Nelson
Estonian: kanada rohusidrik
Finnish: kosteikkosirkkunen
French: Bruant de Nelson
Hungarian: Nelson-verébsármány
Icelandic: Veisutittlingur
Italian: Passero di Nelson
Japanese: nerusontogeohimedori
Japanese: ネルソントゲオヒメドリ
Scientific: Ammodramus caudacutus nelsoni, Ammodramus maritimus nelsoni, Ammodramus nelsoni, Ammodramus nelsoni nelsoni, Ammodromus caudacutus nelsoni, Ammospiza nelsoni, Passerherbalus nelsoni, Passerherbulus nelsoni
Lithuanian: Nelsono prerinė žvirbliastartė
Latvian: Nelsona zvirbulis
Dutch: Nelson's Gors, Nelsons Spitsstaartgors
Norwegian Nynorsk: Nålhalesporv
Norwegian: Nålhalespurv
Polish: bagiennik plowy, bagiennik płowy
Russian: Воробей Нельсона, Саванная овсянка Нельсона
Slovak: strnádlik mokrinový
Serbian: Nelsonov strnad
Swedish: Nelsons sparv, nelsonsparv
Ukrainian: Багновець блідий
Chinese: 纳氏沙鹀
Chinese (Traditional): 尼爾森尖尾沙鵐

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