Fox Sparrow

Size: 6-7.5”
Description: Mostly rust-brown above with a mix of rust and gray on the head, and heavy brownish splotches on the flanks and the center of the chest.
Migratory Status: Summer residents of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Habitat: Breed in riparian willow shrublands and meadows most commonly to 8,500 feet and occasionally 11,000 feet.
Diet: Forage on the ground and leaf litter, and eat mostly insects.

Last updated: June 20, 2018

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