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Florida Grasshopper Sparrow

The Florida grasshopper sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum floridanus) is a little-known, nonmigratory sparrow found in the south-central prairie region of Florida. Because of its restricted distribution, loss of habitat, and population decline, the species is currently listed as endangered.

Florida's Resident Grasshopper Sparrow

Learn more about the Florida grasshopper sparrow, including information on appearance, reproduction, and habitat.


View published work of research projects on the Florida grasshopper sparrow.


View images of the Florida grasshopper sparrow.


Songs of the Florida grasshopper sparrow

Sparrow Update

FWC researchers and land managers are concerned about a decline in the number of this endangered bird.

Florida Grasshopper Sparrow (VIDEO)

Learn how FWRI researchers are studying the sparrow with the goal of reversing its decline.

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