Bell's Sparrow

Towhees, Sparrows, Juncos, and Longspurs

Bell's Sparrow

Artemisiospiza belli

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Towhees, Sparrows, Juncos, and Longspurs

Bell's Sparrow

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Bell's Sparrow

This chaparral sparrow has a distinct breast spot, dark “whiskers” and white eye-ring.  The gray head contrasts with the browner back and wing.  It often runs on the ground with its longish tail held high.

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