Botteris Sparrow

Range:

Species is primarily found in Mexico, the southeastern tip of the U.S. state of Arizona, and  in the Rio Grande Valley of southern Texas. Lives in tall grasses in semidesert areas and coastal prairies.

Description:

Medium sized sparrow. Body has gray upperparts and pale gray underparts. Bill is gray. Wings are tinged rust-brown. Tail is gray-brown, long, and has a rounded tip.

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Botteris Sparrow

Botteris Sparrow

Bill Shape
cone
Eats
apple-slices
fruit
millet
peanut-kernels
safflower
suet
Regions
arizona
mexico
new mexico
texas
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Action
perching
Behavior
bounding
flocks
jerks
Markings
bold
plain
wingbands
Sounds
chirping
harsh call
melodious
Location
ground dwelling
low perching
north in summer
south in summer
south in winter
Habitat
mesquitebosque
savanna
fields
Grasslands
Marshes
Color
buff
black
brown
yellow
red
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
sparrows and allies (New World) - emberizidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species