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Fox Sparrow

Passerella iliaca


Taken at Rock Springs Environmental Center. This is one of the largest species of sparrows in America.


Nests in dense thickets or patches of young conifers


This is an uncommon species, not observed in this area very often. It was most likely migrating through.

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Illinois, USA

Spotted on Mar 4, 2008
Submitted on Apr 2, 2011

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