Photo Credit: Bill Horn

Photo Credit: Terry Hartley
Due South Photography

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chondestes grammacus

STATUS: Breeder. Uncommon in fall, and rare in winter and spring primarily along outer coast of Gulf Coast region. In Inland Coastal Plain region, rare in spring, summer, and fall. In Tennessee Valley, rare to uncommon in spring, summer and fall, and occasional in winter. In Mountain region, occasional in all seasons. Low Conservation Concern.

HABITAT: Found in open, short-grass and bare-ground areas.