Five-striped Sparrow

Amphispiza quinquestriata


Tables and Appendices

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Table 1

Food of Five-striped Sparrows from Patagonia, Arizona (from Mills et al. 1980); data obtained by direct observation.

Food TypeNo. Obsv.Percent Obsv.No. Obsv.Percent Obsv.
Flying insects360
Insects from webs240
Celtis fruit120
Anisacanthus flower120

Mills et al. 1980

Table 2

Song repertoires of 13 different male Five-striped Sparrows in Arizona. From Groschupf and Mills (1982).

Total songs recorded90710–4,1601,457
Different songs755–23783
Different note complexes225–5517

Groschupf and Mills 1982

Table 3

Length and mass of live, adult male Five-striped Sparrows from Arizona. Sample size of females too small to be included.

Bill length (mm)11.960.5447
Wing length (mm)72.512.2337
Tail length (mm)68.662.6944
Tarsus length (mm)21.080.4346
Mass (g)20.331.1945

Appendix 1

Numbers of male Five-striped Sparrows surveyed in late summer in different canyon locations of southeastern Arizona, 1977, 1978, 1990, 1991, and 1992. From Groschupf 1994.

  • (-)canyon not surveyed
  • (#)incompletely surveyed

Sycamore Canyon 12 15 16 9 11
Tonto Canyon 12 4 (#) 6 8 7
California Gulch9 7 4 8 7
Holden Canyon 7 8 - 6 11
Chino Canyon 2 12 0 0 0
TOTAL 42 46 26 31 36

Groschupf 1994

Recommended Citation

Groschupf, K. D. (2019). Five-striped Sparrow (Amphispiza quinquestriata), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.