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Passeriformes > Passerellidae

Rufous-crowned Sparrow

Aimophila ruficeps

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Fairly large grayish-brown sparrow of scrubby, arid hillsides. Rufous crown, rufous stripe behind eye, and white mustache bordered by black. Otherwise plain grayish below with brown and rufous markings above. Found on or near the ground, especially on dry slopes with scattered shrubs. Often heard before it is seen, so listen for its song, a descending jumble of husky notes.

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