Status of the black-throated sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata deserticola) in the Harney County Basin, Harney County, Oregon
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Status of the black-throated sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata deserticola) in the Harney County Basin, Harney County, Oregon

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Published by Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Nongame Wildlife Program in Portland, Or .
Written in English


  • Sparrows -- Oregon -- Harney County.

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Other titlesStatus of the black-throated sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata deserticola) in the Alvord Basin, Harney County, Oregon.
StatementMarc C. Liverman.
SeriesTechnical report / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Nongame Wildlife Program -- 82-5-02., Technical report (Oregon. Nongame Wildlife Program) -- 82-5-02.
ContributionsOregon. Nongame Wildlife Program.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17998830M

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  Sparrow of the Sage. Although it's still relatively common is some areas, many Black-throated Sparrow populations have shown long-term declines due to habitat loss and degradation. Between and , the species has undergone a cumulative decline of 54 percent across its range, according to the North American Breeding Bird Survey. Black-throated Sparrow: Medium sparrow, gray-brown upperparts, white underparts, black bib. Head has dark gray cap and sharply contrasting white eyebrow and cheek stripe. Bill is black. Long, round-tipped tail is edged with white. Legs and feet are gray. Forages on the ground and in low vegetation. The Black-throated Sparrow is a small, gray sparrow that has a distinctive black throat, with a bold white stripe above its eye and another down its cheek. Adults are not streaked. The black tail is outlined in white except at the tips of the middle tail feathers. The Sparrow () is the first novel by author Mary Doria won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, James Tiptree, Jr. Award, Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis and the British Science Fiction Association was followed by a sequel, Children of God, in The title refers to Gospel of Matthew –31, which relates that not even a sparrow falls to the earth without God's knowledge thereof.

Evidence that not all sparrows are dull, Black-throated Sparrow is a sharp-dressed denizen of open, shrubby desert. Gray-brown overall with distinctive black-and-white face pattern, dark tail with white corners. Streakier juvenile shows a hint of adult's face pattern, especially white eyebrow. Typically found on or near the ground in pairs or small flocks. 1 Status and Occurrence of the Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) in British Columbia. By Rick Toochin. Introduction and Distribution The Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) is a desert species that is found breeding in arid environments from localized areas of central Washington State, south-central Oregon to.   The Black-throated Sparrow breeds from south-central Washington south through eastern Oregon and southwestern Idaho, Nevada, Utah, southeastern California, Arizona, and New Mexico (Sibley ). In Montana, this species has a few spring and summer records (Montana Bird Distribution Committee ). Little is known about breeding status of the Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata in Idaho. The check-list of North American Birds (A.O.U. , fifth ed.) lists northern Nevada, northern Utah, and southwestern Wyoming as the northern limit for breeding Black-throated Sparrow. Burleigh (, Birds of Idaho, Caxton Printers, Caldwell, Idaho, p. ) cites the collection of an immature.

Black-throated Sparrow breeding before or during the atlas period was a single singing male in a patch of native needlegrass on the south slope of Poser Mountain (P18) 18 June , not relocated six days later (K. J. Winter). In the record dry year of , however, two appeared in burned chaparral just east of Buckman Springs (R22). The Black-throated Sparrow has a strong light and dark facial pattern, more extensive black on throat. Nesting The Black-chinned Sparrow’s nest is a cup of weeds, . A small, long-tailed bird of arid southwestern hills, the Black-chinned Sparrow is quite localized and sometimes overlooked. It often nests on steep hillsides covered with dense low scrub, areas that tend to be ignored by birders. In winter it may occur in small flocks, foraging inconspicuously on the ground in brushy areas, sometimes associating with Chipping or Brewer's sparrows. The Status and Distribution of Birds in Missouri. University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute, Lawrence, Kansas, USA. Rosche, R.C. Notes on the distribution of some summer birds in Nebraska. NBR Black-throated Sparrow.