Check List 9(6): 1592-1593, doi: 10.15560/9.6.1592
First record of Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida Swainson, 1832) (Aves: Emberizidae) in Costa Rica
expand article infoSteven Aguilar, Julio E. Sánchez§, Daniel Martínez§
‡ Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica§ Asociación de Ornitólogos Unidos de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
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We present the first record of the Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) in Costa Rica. An adult bird was recorded ca. 900 Km south of its common wintering range. This represents the first record of the species for the country and for southern Central America.
Aves; Emberizidae; new record; Costa Rica