Sparrows


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1. BOSQUE del APACHE
Spotted Towhee (New Mexico)
Black head, firey red eye, and rufous sides. (November)

2. BEAVER CREEK
Spotted Towhee (Arizona)
They like the ground but dont get very far from cover. (February)

3. NORTH HEGLAR CANYON
Green-Tailed Towhee (Idaho)
Look for rufous crown and white chin. (June)

4. VALLEY OF THE FIRES
Canyon Towhee (New Mexico)
All brown but the chest is lightly streaked. (November)

5. MONTANO de ORO
California Towhee (California)
Darker than the Canyon Towhee. (November)

6. DEAD HORSE RANCH
Aberts Towhee (Arizona)
These are not abundant. (February)

7. COYOTE LAKE PARK
Oregon Junco (California)
Black head distinguishes them from other juncos. (December)

8. NORTH HEGLAR CANYON
Gray-Headed Junco (Idaho)
Most juncos are sub-species of the Dark-Eyed Junco. (June)

9. MADERA CANYON
Pink-Sided Junco (Arizona)
Breeds in the central Rockies. (February)

10. PETIT JEAN PARK
Slate-Colored Junco (Arkansas)
Dark above and white underneath. (November)

11. MADERA CANYON
Yellow-Eyed Junco Junco (Arizona)
You cant miss that bright yellow eye. (February)

12. NORTH HEGLAR CANYON
Chipping Sparrow (Idaho)
Very abundant, look for rusty crown. (June)

13. BOSQUE del APACHE
White-Crowned Sparrow (New Mexico)
Nick name is "Skunk Head". (January)

14. PETIT JEAN PARK
White-Throated Sparrow (Arkansas)
Its song is mesmerizing. (November)

15. SAGUARO WEST
Black-Throated Sparrow (Arizona)
Common in Southwestern deserts . (February)

16. PATAGONIA LAKE
Song Sparrow (Arizona)
Rusty crown, face streaks, and dot on chest . (February)

17. SAN SIMEON
Fox Sparrow (California)
Dark, heavily streaked, and reclusive . (December)

18. CEBTRAL CALIFORNIA
Golden-Crowned Sparrow (California)
Northern species that migrates here in winter . (December)

19. LLANO RIVER
Lark Sparrow (Texas)
White chest with dot, streaked face interspersed with cinnamon . (November)

20. METCALF REFUGE
Savannah Sparrow (Montana)
Look for yellow nares . (July)

21. BISON RANGE
Vesper Sparrow (Montana)
Look for white stripes on the sides of the tail . (June)


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