Rufous-crowned Sparrow

Towhees, Sparrows, Juncos, and Longspurs

Rufous-crowned Sparrow

Aimophila ruficeps

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Towhees, Sparrows, Juncos, and Longspurs

Rufous-crowned Sparrow

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Rufous-crowned Sparrow

The rufous cap and black “whiskers” help to identify this plain breasted sparrow.  It has a whitish circular eye ring with a dark line behind.

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