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Finding Baird's Sparrow in SE Arizona

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Status in SE Arizona: Scarce winter visitor.

Timing: Sep-Apr.

Status in USA: Breeds in Montana and the Dakotas, winters in SE Arizona and W Texas only.

Habitat/location: Difficult to see in pure grassland habitat. Almost all records come from the San Rafael Valley. Best seen perching on roadside fences just after dawn.

Range map:

Baird's Sparrow map from eBird

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