American Tree Sparrow

Spizelloides arborea

ML128262801


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Mark Scheel
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eBird Checklist S15903219
Quail Lake
Los Angeles, California, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 34.7701, -118.7522 Map

Age
Not specified
Sex
Not specified
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

Spizella sparrow with mostly grey face, rufous cap, and rufous eyeline. Bicolored bill with lower mandible mostly yellow (but dark at tip), upper mandible all dark. Unstreaked whitish underparts with buffy/rufous wash on sides, dark dot in center of breast . Legs were black, back was boldly streaked. Bright white thin wing bars, and rufous edges on tertials. Seen on the south side of the lake, on the the low flat partially-submerged concrete berm, and in the reeds just south of the berm. GPS 34.76961171,-118.74421415. Looking west from the west end of the airfield, this is the second region of reeds that abuts against the berm. Many photos.

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 7D
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
400 mm
Shutter speed
1/1000 sec
ISO
200
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
253KB
Dimensions
800 x 500

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