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Swamp Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow - Annual Whooping Crane Festival in Port Aransas, Texas

Swamp Sparrow adults have streaked rusty, buff and black upperparts with a gray breast, light belly and a white throat. The wings are strikingly rusty. Most males and a few females have rust-colored caps. Their face is gray with a dark line through the eye. They have a short bill and fairly long legs.  Swamp Sparrows can be seen at the Port Aransas Nature Preserve and other birding sites in Port Aransas.

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