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Saltmarsh Sparrow

Ammospiza caudacuta (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

The Saltmarsh Sparrow (Ammodramus caudacutus) is a small sparrow. At one time, this bird and the Nelson's Sparrow were thought to be a single species, the Sharp-tailed Sparrow. Because of this, the species was briefly known as "Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow". Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passerellidae
Genus:
  Ammospiza

Scientific:
  Ammospiza caudacuta

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.394

Protonym:
  Oriolus caudacutus

Avibase ID:
  79C9C8C455E6936B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/79C9C8C4

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179344


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Ammospiza caudacuta caudacuta: Marshes of s Maine to s New Jersey; > to s Florida
  • Ammospiza caudacuta diversa: Coastal s New Jersey to N Carolina; > to Florida Gulf Coast
English:
Saltmarsh Sparrow
Czech:
strnadec ostrochvostý
German:
Spitzschwanzammer
Danish:
Ruststrubet Spurv
Spanish:
Chingolo Colifino
Finnish:
suippopyrstösirkkunen
French:
Bruant à queue aiguë
Icelandic:
Merskitittlingur
Italian:
Passero codaguzza
Japanese:
togeohimedori
Japanese:
トゲオヒメドリ
Dutch:
Spitsstaartgors
Norwegian:
Spisshalespurv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Spisshalesporv
Polish:
bagiennik ostrosterny
Russian:
Острохвостая овсянка-барсучок
Slovak:
strnádlik pobrežný
Swedish:
spetsstjärtad sparv
Ukrainian:
Багновець гострохвостий
Chinese:
尖尾沙鹀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Catalan: sit pardalenc d'aiguamoll
Czech: strnadec ostrochvostý
Danish: Ruststrubet Spurv
German: Spitzschwanzammer, Spitzschwanz-Ammer
English: Acadian Sparrow, Nelson's Sparrow, Salt-Marsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow, Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Sharp-tailed Finch, Sharp-tailed Sparrow
English (IOC): Saltmarsh Sparrow
Spanish: Chingolo Colifino, Gorrión Cola Aguda, Gorrión Coliagudo, Sabanero de Cola Aguda
Spanish (Spain): Chingolo Colifino
Spanish (HBW): Saltmarsh Sparrow
Spanish (Mexico): gorrión cola aguda
Estonian: rohusidrik
Finnish: Suippopyrstösirkkunen
French: Bruant à queue aiguë, Bruant à queue pointue, Pinson à queue aiguë
Hungarian: hegyesfarkú verébsármány
Icelandic: Merskitittlingur
Italian: Passero coda acuta, Passero codaguzza
Japanese: togariohimedori, togeohimedori
Japanese: トガリオヒメドリ, トゲオヒメドリ
Scientific: Ammodramus caudacutus, Ammodramus caudacutus caudacutus, Ammospiza caudacuta, Oriolus caudacutus, Passerherbalus caudacutus, Passerherbulus caudacutus
Lithuanian: Smailiauodegė prerinė žvirbliastartė
Latvian: sālieņu zvirbulis
Dutch: Spitsstaartgors
Norwegian Nynorsk: Spisshalesporv
Norwegian: Spisshalespurv
Polish: bagiennik ostrosterny
Russian: Острохвостая овсянка-барсучок
Slovak: strnádlik pobrežný
Serbian: Strnad iz slanih močvara
Swedish: Spetsstjärtad sparv
Ukrainian: Багновець гострохвостий
Chinese: 尖尾沙鹀
Chinese (Traditional): 尖尾沙鵐

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