Black-throated Sparrow

About the Black-throated Sparrow

Also known as: Desert Sparrow

The Black-throated Sparrow is a small bird that lives in deserts hillsides and scrublands in the southwestern United States and Mexico. These cute birds travel in small groups and feed on insects and seeds.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 18 November 2008
Scientific Name
Amphispiza bilineata
  • Passeriformes
  • Emberizidae
  • Amphispiza
  • A. bilineata
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Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 7 December 2019)
LC
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Measurements
Units: Imperial / Metric
4.5 to 5.5 inches

Range

International Names

Czech (Cesky) Strnádka černohrdlá
Danish (Dansk) Sortstrubet Spurv
Dutch (Nederlands) Zwartkeelgors
Finnish (Suomi) Aavikkosirkku
French (Français) Bruant à Gorge Noire
German (Deutsch) Schwarzkehlammer
Italian (Italiano) Passero Pettonero
Japanese (日本語) ノドグロヒメドリ (Nodoguroshitodomodoki)
Norwegian (Norsk) Svartstrupespurv
Polish (Polski) Cwirek Czarnogardly
Russian (русский язык) Черногорлая пустынная овсянка
Spanish (Español) Chiero de Garganta Negra
Swedish (Svenska) Svartstrupig Sparv
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