|Common Name:||Sparrow, Chipping|
|Scientific Name:||Spizella passerina |
|Area:||Salemtowne - Salem, Oregon|
|Date:||May 3, 2014|
The adult Chipping Sparrow is identified by the chestnut or rufus crown, followed by a white eyebrow, with a black line extending through the eye. The juvenile, as shown in the lower photo is much harder to distinguish.
Elkton, Oregon - - - April 30, 2012
Collier Memorial State Park, Oregon - - - August 23, 2012
|Reference:||Birds of the Willamette Valley Region by Nehls, Aversa, & Opperman||