Rufous-crowned Sparrow

Aimophila ruficeps

Rufous-crowned Sparrow, Aimophila ruficeps, © by Michael Plagens, Sept. 2010

Near Rio Rico, Sta. Cruz Co., Arizona, USA, 31 July 2010.

From Wikipedia: This bird has a brown back with darker streaks and gray underparts. The crown is rufous, and the face and supercilium are gray with a brown or rufous streak extending from each eye and a thick black malar streak.

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