Genus Melospiza

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 a rust-colored caps. Their face is gray with a dark line through the eye. They have a short bill and fairly long legs. Immatures and winter adults usually have two brown crown stripes and much of the gray is replaced with buff.

Lincoln's Sparrow - Adults have dark-streaked olive-brown upperparts with a light brown breast with fine streaks, a white belly and a white throat. They have a brown cap with a grey stripe in the middle, olive-brown wings and a narrow tail. Their face is grey with brown cheeks, a brown line through the eye and an eye ring. They are somewhat similar in appearance to the Song Sparrow.

Song Sparrow - The Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia, is a medium-sized American sparrow.

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Emberizidae
Genus : Melospiza