Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida

Length 5.5 in (14.0 cm)
Wingspan 7.5 in (19.1 cm)
Weight .42 oz (11.9 g)
Clutch Size 4
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Clay-colored Sparrow breeds in shrubby open areas and jack pine woods across central Canada and central northern United States east to the Great Lakes. Non-breeding season in spent in southern Texas and Mexico. Diet is mostly seeds, leaf buds and insects.

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