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Chipping Sparrow

Spizella passerina

Description:

Medium, slender sparrow with black-streaked brown back and pale gray underparts. Cap is rufous, nape is gray, throat is white, and face stripes are black-and-white. Black bill. Pink-orange legs and feet. Short flight, alternates several rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides.

Habitat:

Urban

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2 Comments

CoastalJHawk
CoastalJHawk 9 years ago

I really like these. I had to get in the books to make sure I was making the right identification.

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

These are lovely little birds!

Liam
Spotted by
Liam

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jan 22, 2012
Submitted on Feb 24, 2012

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