Since Song Sparrows, Melospiza melodia, were found nesting at Weiss Lake in 1974, and Piedmont in 1977 (Summerour, 1979), the species has since moved into Jacksonville (Summerour, 1980) and now, in the summer of 1982, has turned up in Oxford, thus extending the leading edge of their push into Alabama 20 miles further south.
Author: Charles W. Summerour
Volume Number: 30 Year Published: 1983
Issue Number: 1-2
Page Number: 14
Link to article: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1983/Vol 30 No 1, 2_1983_p14.pdf
Link to the full issue of BirdLife: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1983/Vol 30 No 1, 2_1983.pdf