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Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
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Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)

General Description: Black-throated Sparrows (Amphispiza bilineata) have a black head and throat, and bold white eyelines and mustache (gular) lines. The breast is clear gray. The tail has some white, but it is hard to see. The back and wings are unmarked. Juveniles are duller overall, lack the black throat, and have streaks on the chest.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Emberizidae.

Favored Habitat: Desert scrub.

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow adult and two juveniles

Where to Find: Out in the desert scrub -- you just have to be lucky.

Comments:

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) If you were a tasty bug or a little seed, this might be the last face you ever see!
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Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow juvenile
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow juvenile
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow juvenile
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow juvenile
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow juvenile
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow juvenile
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow juvenile
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Black-throated Sparrow; Portal, Arizona
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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