Fox Sparrow

Passerella iliaca Order: Passeriformes Family: Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Passerella iliaca Order: Passeriformes Family: Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Fox Sparrow

This oversized sparrow is one of Laura’s favorite spring birds. Fox Sparrows sing during migration, and their sweet whistled tune can warm our hearts even during the most discouraging April blizzard. They breed in the far north, beyond the tree line.

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