Taken in my backyard, Marana, Az 3-28-2010 with Canon Powershot SX10IS
The distinctive Lark Sparrow breeds in dry, open country and winters in large flocks in brushy deserts, prairies, pastures, and hedgerows. It forages on the ground, mostly for seeds. Strays are often seen in the East in early autumn, especially in bare fields near the coast.
VOICE SONG a bubbly, buntinglike carol of sweet notes and dry trills, varying inlength and quality, usually with several sweet, high, incisive introductory notes. CALL a high tseep