© HJ Ruiz – Avian101
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ANSWER TO SUNDAY QUIZ
Can you ID this Bird?
ANSWER: Field Sparrow
Adults have brown upperparts, a buffy breast, a white belly, two whitish wing bars and a dark-brown forked tail. They have a grey face, a rusty crown, a white eye ring and a pink bill. They have rusty markings behind the eye. There are grey and rufous colour variants.
Their breeding habitat is brushy, shrubby fields across eastern North America. The nest is an open cup on the ground under a clump of grass or in a small thicket.
These birds are permanent residents in the southern parts of their range. Northern birds migrate to the southern United States and Mexico.
Thank you very much for your answers and comments for this quiz. – HJ