A photo of a Henslow's Sparrow (Centronyx henslowii)
Henslow's Sparrow

Henslow's Sparrow

Centronyx henslowii

Henslow's sparrow (Centronyx henslowii) is a passerine bird in the family Passerellidae. It was named by John James Audubon in honor of John Stevens Henslow. It was originally classified in the genus Emberiza and called Henslow's bunting. Adults have streaked brown upperparts with a light brown breast with streaks, a white belly and a white throat. They have a pale stripe on the crown with a dark stripe on each side, an olive face and neck, rust-coloured wings and a short dark forked tail.
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Sightings

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Ernesto Reyes
Tuesday 24 Jan 2023 - 10:52am
United States
A map showing the sighting location
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Kevin DeBoer
Wednesday 14 Dec 2022 - 10:40am
United States
A map showing the sighting location
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Daniel Sloan
Monday 18 Jul 2022 - 7:07pm
United States
A map showing the sighting location
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Evan Kidd
Thursday 14 Jul 2022 - 7:17am
United States
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