The Nelson's Sharp-Tailed Sparrow was phtographed in Lake Park, north of Bradford Beach, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Lake Michigan.

The Nelson’s Sharp-Tailed Sparrow was phtographed in Lake Park, north of Bradford Beach, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Lake Michigan.

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The Nelson’s Sharp-Tailed Sparrow is a marsh sparrow with ocher-orange on the face and breast surrounding a gray ear patch. The back is sharply striped with white. It has a range of Canadian Prairies and the Atlantic Coast. It has a habitat in coastal and prairie marshes. It feeds on insects and some seeds. It has a sharp tail with spiky tips.

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