|Common Name:||Sparrow, Fox|
|Scientific Name:||Passerella iliaca|
|Area:||Salemtowne - Salem, Oregon|
|Date:||February 8, 2014|
The Fox Sparrow comes in several forms; here in the Pacific Northwest we have the 'sooty' form. Notice the gray or sooty color, stripe less head, and heavily spotted breast.
Beaver Creek State Natural Area, Oregon - - - December 28, 2013
photo by Jan Wacker - Brewery Gulch Inn - Mendocino, California - - - December 11, 2011
|Reference:||Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of America by Kaufman||