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Abert's Towhee  [Melozone aberti]
The Abert's Towhee (Pipilo aberti) is a bird of the family Emberizidae, native to a small range in southwestern North America, generally the lower Colorado River and Gila River watersheds, nearly endemic to Arizona, but also present in small parts of Cali...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/aberts_towhee/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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American Tree Sparrow  [Spizella arborea]
The American Tree Sparrow, Spizella arborea, is a medium-sized sparrow. Adults have a rusty cap and grey underparts with a small dark spot on the breast. They have a rusty back with lighter stripes, brown wings with white bars and a slim tail. Their face...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/american_tree_sparrow/ - Last revised: Jan 12, 2009
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Baird's Sparrow  [Ammodramus bairdii]
These birds have a large bill, a large flat head and a short forked tail. They have brown upper parts and white underparts, with streaking on the back, breast, and flanks. The face, nape, and crown stripe are yellowish.Their breeding habitat is tall grass...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bairds_sparrow/ - Last revised: Jan 28, 2013
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Black-chinned Sparrow  [Spizella atrogularis]
The Black-chinned Sparrow, Spizella atrogularis, is a small sparrow. This passerine bird is generally found in chaparral, sagebrush, arid scrublands, and brushy hillsides, breeding in the Southwestern United States (western Texas to southern California),...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_chinned_sparrow/ - Last revised: Jun 22, 2009
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Black-faced Grassquit  [Tiaris bicolor]
The Black-faced Grassquit, Tiaris bicolor, is a small bird formerly placed with the Emberizidae. It is now recognized as a tanager closely related to Darwins finches. It breeds in the West Indies except Cuba, on Tobago but not Trinidad, and along the nort...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_faced_grassquit/ - Last revised: Sep 29, 2011
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Black-throated Sparrow  [Amphispiza bilineata]
The Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) is a small sparrow primarily found in the southwestern United States and Mexico. It is sometimes referred to as the Desert Sparrow, due to its preferred habitat of arid desert hillsides and scrub.The Black...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_throated_sparrow/ - Last revised: Jan 21, 2013
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Botteri's Sparrow  [Peucaea botterii]
The Botteri's Sparrow, Aimophila botterii, is a medium-sized sparrow.This passerine bird is primarily found in Mexico, with a breeding range that extends into the southeastern tip of the U.S. state of Arizona, and a small non-migratory population in the s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/botteris_sparrow/ - Last revised: May 22, 2013
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Brewer's Sparrow  [Spizella breweri]
Spizella breweri is a small, slim species of American sparrow in the family Emberizidae.Adults have grey-brown backs and brown crowns, both with dark streaks, and a pale eye-ring. Their wings are brown with light wing bars and the underparts are pale grey...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brewers_sparrow/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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California Towhee  [Melozone crissalis]
The California Towhee, Pipilo crissalis, is a bird of the family Emberizidae, native to the coastal regions of western Oregon and California in the United States and Baja California Sur in Mexico.The taxonomy of this species has been debated. At the highe...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/california_towhee/ - Last revised: Apr 27, 2012
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Canyon Towhee  [Melozone fusca]
The Canyon Towhee or Brown Towhee, Pipilo fuscus, is a bird of the family Emberizidae. It is native to lower-lying areas from Arizona, southern Colorado, and western Texas south to northwestern Oaxaca, Mexico, mostly avoiding the coasts.The taxonomy of th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/canyon_towhee/ - Last revised: Feb 12, 2012
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Cassin's Sparrow  [Peucaea cassinii]
The Cassin's Sparrow (Spanish: Zacatonero de Cassin), Aimophila cassinii, is a medium-sized sparrow.This passerine bird's range is primarily along the United States/Mexico border, with a breeding range that extends through the Great Plains states up to th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cassins_sparrow/ - Last revised: Sep 08, 2008
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Chestnut-collared Longspur  [Calcarius ornatus]
The Chestnut-collared Longspur, Calcarius ornatus, is a small ground-feeding bird from the family Emerizidae which also contains the American sparrows. Overview These birds have a short conical bill, a streaked back and a white tail with a dark tip. In br...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/chestnut_collared_longspur/ - Last revised: Jul 27, 2010
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Chipping Sparrow  [Spizella passerina]
The Chipping Sparrow, Spizella passerina, is a small sparrow. Its breeding habitat is wooded areas, suburban parks, and farmland across most of North America. It usually nests in trees, coniferous or deciduous, or sometimes on the ground. The Chipping Spa...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/chipping_sparrow/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Clay-colored Sparrow  [Spizella pallida]
The Clay-colored Sparrow, Spizella pallida, is a small sparrow of North America. Overview Adults have light brown upperparts and pale underparts, with darker streaks on the back. They have a pale crown stripe on a dark brown crown, a white line over the e...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/clay_colored_sparrow/ - Last revised: Aug 08, 2013
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Cuban Grassquit  [Tiaris canorus]
The Cuban Grassquit (Tiaris canorus) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in Bahamas, Cuba, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cuban_grassquit/ - Last revised: Sep 29, 2011
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Dark-eyed Junco  [Junco hyemalis]
The Dark-eyed Junco, (Junco hyemalis), is the best-known species of junco, a genus of small American sparrows.Adults are generally grey on top with a white belly. The white outer tail feathers flash distinctively in flight. The bill is usually pinkish. Th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/dark_eyed_junco/ - Last revised: Nov 27, 2012
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Eastern Towhee  [Pipilo erythrophthalmus]
The Eastern Towhee, Pipilo erythrophthalmus, is a large sparrow. The taxonomy of the towhees has been under debate in recent decades, and formerly this bird and the Spotted Towhee were considered a single species, the Rufous-sided Towhee. Adults have rufo...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eastern_towhee/ - Last revised: May 09, 2013
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Field Sparrow  [Spizella pusilla]
The Field Sparrow, Spizella pusilla, is a small sparrow. Adults have brown upperparts, a light brown breast, a white belly, wing bars and a forked tail. They have a grey face, a rusty crown, a white eye ring and a pink bill. Their breeding habitat is shru...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/field_sparrow/ - Last revised: May 09, 2012
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Five-striped Sparrow  [Amphispiza quinquestriata]
The Five-striped Sparrow, Aimophila quinquestriata, is a medium-sized sparrow.This passerine bird is primarily found along the eastern Sea of Cortez region and Pacific region of mainland western Mexico, with a breeding range that extends into the southern...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/five_striped_sparrow/ - Last revised: Aug 03, 2009
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Fox Sparrow  [Passerella iliaca]
The Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) is a large American sparrow. It is the only member of the genus Passerella, although some authors split the genus into four species (see below).Adults are heavily spotted and streaked underneath. Plumage varies markedly...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/fox_sparrow/ - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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Golden-crowned Sparrow  [Zonotrichia atricapilla]
The Golden-crowned Sparrow, Zonotrichia atricapilla, is a medium-sized sparrow. At 18 cm length, it is slightly larger than the closely related White-crowned Sparrow. In the breeding season, it has a distinct gold patch on its head, flanked by two dark bl...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/golden_crowned_sparrow/ - Last revised: Jan 08, 2013
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Grasshopper Sparrow  [Ammodramus savannarum]
The Grasshopper Sparrow, Ammodramus savannarum, is a small sparrow. The Ammodramus genus of 11 species inhabit grasslands and marshes.Adults have upperparts streaked with brown, grey, black and white; they have a light brown breast, a white belly and a sh...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/grasshopper_sparrow/ - Last revised: Jul 27, 2010
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Greater Antillean Bullfinch  [Loxigilla violacea]
The Greater Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla violacea) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in Bahamas, Cayman Islands, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or trop...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/greater_antillean_bullfinch/ - Last revised: Sep 29, 2011
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Green-tailed Towhee  [Pipilo chlorurus]
The Green-tailed Towhee, Pipilo chlorurus, is the smallest towhee, but is still one of the larger members of the "American sparrow" family Emberizidae.Its breeding range covers most of the interior Western United States, with a winter range in Mexico and...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/green_tailed_towhee/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Lapland Longspur  [Calcarius lapponicus]
The Lapland Bunting, Calcarius lapponicus, is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae, a group separated by most modern authors from the Fringillidae (Old World finches). It breeds across Arctic Europe and Asia and in Canada and the northernmos...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lapland_longspur/ - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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Large Cactus-Finch  [Geospiza conirostris]
The Large Cactus-finch (Geospiza conirostris) is a species of bird often placed in the Emberizidae family. It is one of Darwin's finches, and is endemic to the Galápagos islands (Ecuador), breeding only on Española Island, Genovesa, Darwin Island, and Wol...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/large_cactus_finch/ - Last revised: Dec 07, 2011
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Large Ground-finch  [Geospiza magnirostris]
The Large Ground-finch (Geospiza magnirostris) is a species of bird. One of Darwin's finches, it is now placed in the family Thraupidae and was formerly in the Emberizidae. It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry for...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/large_ground_finch/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Lark Bunting  [Calamospiza melanocorys]
The Lark Bunting, Calamospiza melanocorys, is a medium-sized sparrow. It is monotypic, the only member of the genus Calamospiza (Bonaparte, 1838).These birds have a large pale bill and a pale wing patch. Adult males in breeding plumage are black except fo...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lark_bunting/ - Last revised: Jul 27, 2010
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Lark Sparrow  [Chondestes grammacus]
The Lark Sparrow, Chondestes grammacus, is a fairly large sparrow. It is the only member of the genus Chondestes.This passerine bird breeds in southern Canada, much of the USA, and northern Mexico. It is much less common in the east, where its range is co...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lark_sparrow/ - Last revised: Dec 18, 2011
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Lesser Antillean Bullfinch  [Loxigilla noctis]
The Lesser Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla noctis) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lesser_antillean_bullfinch/ - Last revised: Nov 12, 2009
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Lincoln's Sparrow  [Melospiza lincolnii]
The Lincoln's Sparrow, Melospiza lincolnii, is a medium-sized sparrow.Adults have dark-streaked olive-brown upperparts with a light brown breast with fine streaks, a white belly and a white throat. They have a brown cap with a grey stripe in the middle, o...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lincolns_sparrow/ - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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Medium Ground-finch  [Geospiza fortis]
The Medium Ground-finch (Geospiza fortis) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family.It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.One of Darwin's finches, the species...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/medium_ground_finch/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow
The Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow, Ammodramus nelsoni, is a small sparrow. Formerly, this bird and the Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow were considered to be a single species, the Sharp-tailed Sparrow.Adults have brownish upperparts with grey on the crown a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/nelsons_sharp_tailed_sparrow/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Red-crested Cardinal  [Paroaria coronata]
The Red-crested Cardinal (Paroaria coronata) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in northern Argentina, Bolivia, southern Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. It has also been introduced to Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Its natural habitats are...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_crested_cardinal/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Rufous-collared Sparrow  [Zonotrichia capensis]
The Rufous-collared Sparrow, Zonotrichia capensis, is an American sparrow which breeds in highlands from the extreme southeast of Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, and on the island of Hispaniola. It is famous for its diverse vocalizations, which have been inte...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rufous_collared_sparrow/ - Last revised: Apr 23, 2012
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Rufous-crowned Sparrow  [Aimophila ruficeps]
The Rufous-crowned Sparrow, Aimophila ruficeps, is a medium-sized sparrow. This passerine is primarily found across the Southwestern United States and much of the interior of Mexico, south to the transverse mountain range, and to the Pacific coast to the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rufous_crowned_sparrow/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Rufous-winged Sparrow  [Peucaea carpalis]
The Rufous-winged Sparrow, Aimophila carpalis, is a slender sparrow with a gray face and a brown streak which extends behind the eyes. The back is brown with darker streaks, while the belly is pale gray. The wings and crown are rust colored. The sparrow h...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rufous_winged_sparrow/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Saffron Finch  [Sicalis flaveola]
The Saffron Finch (Sicalis flaveola) is a tanager from South America and is common in both open and semi-open areas in lowlands outside the Amazon Basin. They have a wide distribution in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Argentina. Formerly,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/saffron_finch/ - Last revised: Aug 09, 2009
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Savannah Sparrow  [Passerculus sandwichensis]
The Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) is a small sparrow. It is the only member of the genus Passerculus (Bonaparte, 1838). Recent comparison of mtDNA NADH dehydrogenase subunit 2 and 3 sequences (Zink et al., 2005) indicates that the Ipswich S...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/savannah_sparrow/ - Last revised: Feb 05, 2013
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Small Ground-finch  [Geospiza fuliginosa]
The Small Ground-finch (Geospiza fuliginosa) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland....
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/small_ground_finch/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Snow Bunting  [Plectrophenax nivalis]
The Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis), sometimes colloquially called "snowflake", is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It is an arctic specialist, with a circumpolar Arctic breeding range throughout the northern hemisphere. There are...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/snow_bunting/ - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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Song Sparrow  [Melospiza melodia]
The Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia, is a medium-sized American sparrow.Adults have brown upperparts with dark streaks on the back and are white underneath with dark streaking and a dark brown spot in the middle of the breast. They have a brown cap and a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/song_sparrow/ - Last revised: May 09, 2013
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Spotted Towhee  [Pipilo maculatus]
The Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus) is a large sparrow. The taxonomy of the towhees has been debated in recent decades, and formerly this bird and the Eastern Towhee were considered a single species, the Rufous-sided Towhee.The form that breeds on Socor...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/spotted_towhee/ - Last revised: Nov 27, 2012
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Swamp Sparrow  [Melospiza georgiana]
The Swamp Sparrow, Melospiza georgiana, is a medium-sized sparrow. Adults have streaked rusty and black upperparts with a grey breast, light belly and a white throat. They have a rust-coloured cap and wings. Their face is grey with a dark line through the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/swamp_sparrow/ - Last revised: Jun 15, 2009
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Vesper Sparrow  [Pooecetes gramineus]
The Vesper Sparrow, Pooecetes gramineus, is a medium-sized sparrow. It is the only member of the genus Pooecetes (Baird 1858).Adults have light brown upperparts and light underparts, both with darker streaking. They have a white eye ring and a long dark b...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/vesper_sparrow/ - Last revised: Jul 27, 2010
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White-crowned Sparrow  [Zonotrichia leucophrys]
The White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) is a medium-sized sparrow native to North America.Adults are 18 cm long and have black and white stripes on their head, a grey face, brown streaked upper parts and a long tail. The wings are brown with ba...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_crowned_sparrow/ - Last revised: May 22, 2013
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White-throated Sparrow  [Zonotrichia albicollis]
The White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis, is a passerine bird of the American sparrow family Emberizidae.It is a 17 cm long North American species, breeding in central Canada and New England. It nests either on the ground under shrubs or low in...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_throated_sparrow/ - Last revised: Dec 15, 2012
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Woodpecker Finch  [Camarhynchus pallidus]
The Woodpecker Finch, Camarhynchus pallidus, is one of the so-called Darwin's finches. First described by Charles Darwin on the Galápagos Islands, it is a unique species which uses a twig, stick, or cactus spine as a tool. The tool is used as compensation...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/woodpecker_finch/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Yellow-eyed Junco  [Junco phaeonotus]
The Yellow-eyed Junco, Junco phaeonotus, is a species of junco, a genus of small American sparrows. It is the only North American junco with yellow eyes. Alternate names include Mexican Junco, Baird's Junco, Chiapas Junco, and Guatemala Junco.Its range is...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/yellow_eyed_junco/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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