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Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)
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Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)

General Description: Lark Sparrows (Chondestes grammacus) are sexually monomorphic songbirds. They have a clear breast with a distinct central spot. The distinctive red, white, and black stripes on the crown and sides of the face are unique.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Emberizidae.

Favored Habitat: Desert scrub.

Where to Find: Not common. Keep an eye out in the desert scrub.

Comments:

Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) Lark Sparrows have a clear breast with a central spot, and a distinctive red, white, and black facial pattern.
Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) If you were a tasty bug or a big seed, this might be the last face you'd ever see!
Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)
Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)
Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)
Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)
Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)
Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)
Lark Sparrow getting ready for a bath
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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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