Range. - Coast of southern and Lower California.
Similar to the Savannah Sparrow but paler and grayer, without yellow lores and a larger and stouter bill. They are common in salt marshes, often in company with the last species and their nesting habits are similar to and the eggs not distinguished with certainty from those of the latter.
Range. - Southern Lower California.
A slightly darker form of the preceding, having identical habits, and probably, eggs.
Range. - Breeds on San Benito Islands; winters in southern Lower California.
The nesting habits and eggs of these very similar subspecies are identical.