Tag: Florida grasshopper sparrow

September 28, 2022

Rare Florida sparrow makes a comeback

A rare bird in Florida is staging a remarkable comeback thanks to a reintroduction effort intended to boost its numbers in the wild. Only about 80 Florida grasshopper sparrows remained...

May 18, 2020

Captive-raised Florida sparrows breed in wild

The effort to restore the endangered Florida grasshopper sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum floridanus) to the wild has achieved a major milestone. Captive-raised birds released last year are beginning to breed, and...