Rufous-crowned Sparrow

Aimophila ruficeps

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The Rufous-crowned Sparrow, (Aimophila ruficeps), is a smallish American 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 southwest of the transverse range. Its distribution is patchy, with populations often being isolated from each other. Twelve subspecies are generally recognized, though up to eighteen have been suggested. This bird has a brown back with...

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