Cape Sable Seaside sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus mirabilis)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
Cape Sable seaside sparrows are small birds about 13 centimeters or 5 inches long. Dorsally, they are dark olive-gray with olive-brown on the tail and wings. The greenish cast on the nape is generally difficult to detect. Ventrally, adults are light gray to almost white with dark olive-gray streaks on the breast and sides. Occasionally, the breast streaks converge forming a diffuse central spot. There is a dark whisker on either side of the white throat. These sparrows have yellow lores, brown eyes, and a gray ear patch behind the eye which is fringed by a dark line. There is a small patch of yellow on the edge of the wing. No sexual differences in the plumages are obvious.
- States/US Territories in which the Cape Sable Seaside sparrow, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: Florida
- US Counties in which the Cape Sable Seaside sparrow, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: View All
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|03/11/1967||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Entire|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|05/18/1999||South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.)||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|04/02/2004||69 FR 17442 17443||Notice of Availability of a Technical/Agency Draft Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan||
|03/26/2007||72 FR 14132 14133||Notice of Availability of a Final Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan||
|08/18/2010||Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow 5-Year Review|
» Critical Habitat
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» Conservation Plans
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