Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Passerellidae (New World Sparrows)  
Genus: Ammodramus (3 species, 3 worldwide)

Yellow-browed Sparrow
Yellow-browed Sparrow (Ammodramus aurifrons) Male
Los Llanos, Venezuela  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Yellow-browed Sparrow
Yellow-browed Sparrow (Ammodramus aurifrons aurifrons) Immature
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Common and usually seen on the ground. Immature is streaked and may not show yellow brow.

Grassland Sparrow
Grassland Sparrow (Ammodramus humeralis humeralis)
Los Llanos, Venezuela
  Note yellow lore (but not yellow eye-brow), and white eye-ring, compared to the Yellow-browed Sparrow.
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Grasshopper Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum bimaculatus)
Rio Chiquito, Bijagua, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

A small sparrow.

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