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Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) discovered by Marcel Roy (#423)

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Sighting Info

Observed: October 8, 2010 @ 10:00 AM
Posted on: November 28, 2010 @ 12:40 PM (diff: 51 days)
Comments:
Fox Sparrow A large, boldly striped sparrow of scrubby boreal forest and mountain chaparral, the Fox Sparrow is most familiar as a migrant or wintering bird. Its vigorous "double-scratching," kicking backward in ground litter with both feet to uncover food, often draws attention to its presence under a bird feeder. •Large sparrow, small songbird. •Heavily streaked chest. •Rusty tail. •Messy spot in center of chest.

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