The Rusty Sparrow (Aimophila rufescens) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.
- BirdLife International 2004. Aimophila rufescens. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007.