St. Johns National Wildlife Refuge
c/o Merritt Island NWRPO Box 2683Titusville, FL 32781(321)861-0667 voice(321)861-12176 fax
Refuge ManagerLayne Hamilton
Deputy Refuge ManagerRalph Lloyd
Wildlife BiologistMike Legare
Fire Management OfficerPatrick Pearson
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The Dusky Seaside Sparrow was a non-migratory subspecies of the Seaside Sparrow, found in Florida in the natural salt marshes of Merritt Island and along the St. Johns River. The last definite known individual died on June 17, 1987, and the subspecies was officially declared extinct in December 1990.