- Length: 5.5 inches
- Conical bill with dark upper mandible
- Yellow eyes
- Dark lores
- Gray head and breast
- Rusty back
- White outer tail feathers
- Unites States range restricted to southeastern Arizona and southwestern
The Dark-eyed Junco is similar to the local (southeast Arizona) Yellow-eyed
Junco but has dark eyes. Black-chinned sparrow has streaked back, brown wings
and lacks white in the tail.
Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.
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