Listen to the songs of the Florida grasshopper sparrow

Primary song of the Florida grasshopper sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum floridanus) from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Macaulay Library. Geoffrey A. Keller recorded the songs at the Avon Park Bombing Range in Polk County, 35 km (22 miles) northeast of Avon Park.

Listen to song recording from May 5, 1996 (length 4:57)

Listen to song recording from May 6, 1996 (length 2:17)



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