Harris’s Sparrow

Zonotrichia querula

This Harris’s Sparrow, visiting a backyard in Manuel’s, Conception Bay South during the winter of 1993-94, represents the only record of this western rarity.
– Photo: Ken Knowles (February 5, 1994)

Status: Very Rare (< 5 records)

Origins: Breeds only in the stunted boreal forests of northern Canada (Northwest Territories, Nunavut, northern Saskatchewan and Manitoba), wintering in the central United States. It is a rare visitor to the east coast.

Record Details: One record for Newfoundland – an individual present at a feeder in Manuels, Conception Bay South from December 23, 1993 – February 5, 1994.

* NOTE – This website is not an official account and “may” contain incorrect information and/or details of unconfirmed records. *

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