Sparrow, Seaside bird picturesSEASIDE SPARROW
550. Passerherbulus maritimus. 6 inches
Yellow spot before the eye. General plumage above grayish green with no black markings. All the habits of the Seaside Sparrows are precisely like those of the Sharp-tailed Sparrows.
The nests and eggs are indistinguishable and are often found in the same marshes.
550a. Scott Seaside Sparrow (peninsulae), slightly smaller and with the back marked with black and brownish green; South Atlantic coast.
550b. Texas Seaside Sparrow (sennetti), greener above than No. 550; coast of Texas.
550c. Fisher Seaside Sparrow (fisheri), darker above than scotti and with the breast and sides heavily washed with rusty and streaked with black; coast of Louisiana.
550d. Macgillivray Seaside Sparrow (macgillivrayii), coast of South Carolina.