Captured at FortWhyte Alive, our Nature Center on the southwest edge of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Canon XTi, w Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 OS AV 6.3 Shutter Speed 1/160 IS0 200…Focal Length 330mm..
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The World As We See It, or as you Missed It..4 October
Fox Sparrow: Large sparrow, varies from dark or gray-brown in the west, rufous in the east; upperparts may be so dark that back pattern is hard to see. Heavily streaked upperparts, converging at midbreast into a large, dark spot. Rust-brown tail. Bill has dark upper mandible, yellow lower mandible.
Range and Habitat
Fox Sparrow: Breeds from the Aleutians and mainland Alaska east to northern Quebec and Maritimes, and south to southern California and Colorado. Preferred habitats include thickets and edges of coniferous, mixed, or second-growth forests or chaparral.