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Sparrow, Rufous-collared
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Zonotrichia capensis
Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Global, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South America, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela Read more
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Partners in Flight estimate the total population to number 5,000,000-50,000,000 individuals (A. Panjabi in litt. 2008). ...
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The Rufous-collared Sparrow is 13.5–15 cm long and weighs 20–25 g. The adult has a stubby grey bill and a grey head with broad black stripes on the crown sides and thinner stripes through the eye and below the cheeks. The nape and breast sides are rufous and the upperpart are black-streaked buff-brown. There are two white wing bars. The throat is white, and the underparts are off-white, becoming brown on the flanks and with a black breast patch. ...
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