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Henslow's Sparrow (adult male)
Ammodramus henslowii
Copyright David Seibel, 2006 (#1007) | Send Comment

Camera: Canon EOS 20D
Exposure: 1/1000 sec, f/9.0, ISO 400
Lens: Canon 500mm f/4L IS + 1.4x II TC
Date: June 6, 2006
Location: Mill Creek Streamway Park, Johnson County, Kansas, USA

Description: The vigorous delivery belies the weak, scratchy song that emanates from a Henslow's Sparrow's throat: a soft "tis-lick!" (sometimes described as a "hiccup"), audible only at close range.