Five-striped Sparrow

Amphispiza quinquestriata

Order:
Passeriformes
Family:
Passerellidae
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Table 1

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

AdultsYoung
Food TypeNo. Obsv.Percent Obsv.No. Obsv.Percent Obsv.
Caterpillars53562456
Grasshoppers01637
Moths61225
Seeds9180
Ants2412
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).

MeanRangeSD
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.

MeanSDn
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

19771978199019911992
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. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.fisspa.02