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Large sparrow with well-defined rufous spots om breast---short tailed. Crown and auriculars rufous on gray.
Call note a sharp "smack" was heard.
at Onion Valley campground
San Diego County, California, US
Orange County, California, US
Passerella iliaca iliaca.
Veteran's Memorial Park, Prince William County, VA 10 March 2013
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).