Range. - United States east of the Plains, breeding locally from Maryland and Missouri north to Massachusetts and Minnesota.

This species is similar in form and marking to the last, but is olive green on the nape, and the breast and sides . are streaked with blackish. Their nesting habits are very similar to those of the Grasshopper Sparrow, the nests being difficult to find. The eggs are greenish white, spotted with reddish brown. Size .75x.55.



Henslow's Sparrow. Leconte's Sparrow

Henslow's Sparrow. Leconte's Sparrow.

547a. Western Henslow's Sparrow. Passerherbulus Henslowi Occidentalis

Range. - A paler and very local form found in the Plains in South Dakota and probably, adjoining states. Eggs not apt to differ from those of the preceding.