Swamp Sparrow, Melospiza georgiana (image) Duke University Share Print E-Mail Caption By faithfully copying the most popular songs, swamp sparrows create time-honored song traditions that can be just as long-lasting as human traditions, researchers report. Credit Photo by Robert Lachlan. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.