In general habits and nesting, it resembles the Savannah sparrow, of which indeed, it is doubtless an island representative.
This a large and pale colored form of the common Savannah sparrow.
This species is larger and paler colored, but very similar to the more common and better known Savannah sparrow.
Four tree sparrows, one Savannah sparrow and three species of small mammals also were taken from this marsh.
It was the Savannah sparrow, which I had seen every year in migration, but had never before heard sing.
Slightly darker and brighter than the eastern Savannah sparrow and with a more slender bill.
Similar to the Savannah sparrow but paler and grayer, without yellow lores and a larger and stouter bill.