Brewer Sparrow - Emberizidae spizella breweri
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Brewer's Sparrow

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1., 2. May 30, 2004  - Road to Golden Spike, Box Elder County, Utah  - ©Nicky Davis

L 5.5 WS 7.5, Pale center crown stripe, indistinct throat stripe, white eye-ring, Small pale bill
Forages for insects and weed seeds on the ground in brushy area with sagebrush and desert scrub.  Lays 3-4 dark marked blue-green eggs in cup nest of grass lined with har and small roots which is placed in sagebrush, shrub or cactus up to  4 feet high. Altricial

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