Fox sparrow Passerella iliaca

Identification Tips:

Eastern United States:

Western United States:

Similar species:

The Fox Sparrow is much larger than other sparrows and might at first be mistaken for a thrush but note the thick, conical bill.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.