In this respect it resembles the grasshopper sparrow, and like it is easily overlooked.
The grasshopper sparrow is an uncommon spring and possibly fall migrant in Coahuila.
If you are near enough to this perch you may overhear the zee-e-e-e-e-e-e-e that has earned it the name of grasshopper sparrow.
It has the general habits of the grasshopper sparrow and its notes are equally unmusical.
Eight specimens of the grasshopper sparrow taken recently in Louisiana are without exception referable to pratensis.
Their nesting habits are very similar to those of the grasshopper sparrow, the nests being difficult to find.
The grasshopper sparrow is an adept in leading an intruder from the vicinity of its nest.
Mr. Silloway writes at length and enthusiastically of the grasshopper sparrow.
With the general proportions of the grasshopper sparrow, but the underparts distinctly streaked and the nape olive.
This is the third and rarest member of the trio of small, retiring Sparrows of which the grasshopper sparrow is the commonest.