Fox Sparrow
Passerella iliaca

f4 @ 1/1250s, ISO:1600, Nikon D3S w 500mm


"Fox Sparrow, "Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.The Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) is a large American sparrow. It is the only member of the genus Passerella.Adults are amongst the largest sparrows, heavily spotted and streaked underneath. All feature a messy central breast spot though it is less noticeable on the thick billed and slate-colored varieties. Plumage varies markedly from one group to another.
Lake Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
 
03/10/2013