Dark-eyed Junco

Junco hyemalis

Summary 2

The Dark-eyed Junco, Junco hyemalis, is the best-known species of the juncos, a genus of small grayish American sparrows. This bird is common across much of temperate North America and in summer ranges far into the Arctic. It is a very variable species, much like the related Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca), and its systematics is still not completely untangled.

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  1. (c) Robin Horn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/powerkey/8133812669/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junco_hyemalis

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