Baird's sparrow Ammodramus bairdii

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The Baird's Sparrow can be told from the similarly-shaped juvenile Grasshopper Sparrow by its yellowish crown stripe and dark streaks at the side of the throat. Vesper and Song Sparrows have rounder heads and longer tails and also lack the yellowish face. Savannah Sparrow has a smaller head and bill, more extensive streaking below and yellow on the face confined to the supercilium. Henslow's Sparrow has an olive face.