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Sparrow, Clay-coloured
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Spizella pallida
Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, British Columbia, California, Canada, Caribbean, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Colorado, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (State), Global, Guatemala, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico, Michigan, Minnesota Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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Adults have light brown upperparts and pale underparts, with darker streaks on the back. They have a pale crown stripe on a dark brown crown, a white line over the eyes, a dark line through the eyes, a light brown cheek patch and brown wings with wing bars. The short bill is pale with a dark tip and the back of the neck is grey; they have a long tail. Non-breeding adults and immature resemble Chipping Sparrows and Brewer's Sparrows; they often form flocks with these birds outside of the nesting season. ...
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