Field Sparrow silhouette

Field Sparrows are similar in build to Clay-colored and Chipping sparrows. Collectively, these particular Spizella sparrows have small, rounded heads; small bills; slender bodies; and proportionately long tails with a distinct notch to the tip.

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Photo: Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla). Shirleys Bay, Ottawa, Ontario
2 May 2016.