Photo Credit: Dave Cagnolatti & Weeks Bay Reserve Foundation

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Stelgidopteryx serripennis

STATUS: Breeder. Fairly common in spring, summer, and fall, and rare in early winter in Gulf Coast region. In other regions, common in spring, summer, and fall. Lowest Conservation Concern.

HABITAT: Found in open areas, fields, swamps, and on ponds and lakes. Nests in burrows in road cuts and steep banks.