Bachman's Sparrow

Peucaea aestivalis
A Bachman's Sparrow specimen on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

An uncommon species that has occurred here a number of times in summer but has rarely been found breeding. Seen mid-April to mid-August in abandoned fields and orchards. Sexes are similar.

Specimen Information

Here is information about the Bachman's Sparrow on exhibit.
Date:  4/20/1883
Collected By:  R Ridgway
Locality:  Wheatland, Knox Co, IN
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  90307