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Olive sparrow

Arremonops rufivirgatus


The Olive Sparrow is the only sparrow with an olive back. It has a brown eye streak and a brown-striped crown, with a buff breast, some white belly feathers. The sexes are similar. Typical sparrow-like conical beak with a paler lower mandible.


Spotted foraging in thick vegetation in a forest next to a wetland.

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Mission, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 14, 2020
Submitted on Dec 27, 2020

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