Vesper Sparrow

Birds Likely to be Observed in Oregon

Location in Oregon
Blue is Winter range - Red is Summer range
Purple is Year-round range - Yellow is Migration range

Vesper Sparrow range
Vesper Sparrow

Pooecetes gramineus - Fairly common in meadows, pastures, hay and grain fields. Told from all other brown sparrows by white outer feathers of notched tail. Note narrow eye ring and chestnut shoulder. Song suggests Song Sparrow's, but is recognized by 2 longer, slurred, introductory notes.
Date of Arrival - Average 4-16 - Early 4-6 - Late 4-26

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