Fox Sparrow

Passerella iliaca

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Sparrows (Emberizidae)

Code 4

FOSP

Code 6

PASILI

ITIS

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HEAD

Fox Sparrow Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to red-brown in all ages and sexes.
  • Head Pattern: Plain, Striped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Gray with red-brown stripes.
  • Forehead Color: Gray with red-brown stripes.
  • Nape Color: Gray with red-brown stripes.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Fox Sparrow Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 17-19 cm (6.75-7.5 in)
  • Weight: 31 g (1.1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Buff with triangular spots.
  • Upperparts: Red-brown with streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked, Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Spotted or speckled, Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Spotted or speckled

FLIGHT

Fox Sparrow Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short flights wih rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 27-30 cm (10.5-11.75 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail Shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Red-brown
  • Under Tail: Red-brown
  • Leg Color: Pink-brown
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