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Field Sparrow

Spizella pusilla


Both sexes are alike in plumage, rusty-brown on the back and crown with white to light gray unstreaked breasts. Its pinkish bill and legs are considered distinctive. Typically males are slightly larger than females.


Spotted on a fence post in backyard. Behind the fence is dense thickets which connects to a mostly deciduous forest.

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Arkansas, USA

Lat: 34.46, Long: -93.05

Spotted on Nov 2, 2017
Submitted on Jan 15, 2018

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