finely streaked throat, breast; small bill (California, USA; 2006-03-25)

Lincoln's Sparrow
Melospiza lincolnii

Native Range: North America

Notes: closely related to Song Sparrow and Swamp Sparrow; inhabits brushy and weedy areas and is rather secretive.

crown slightly barred, gray superciliary streak (California, USA; 2006-03-25)
thin buffy eye-ring, gray face, streaked back (California, USA; 2006-03-25)

light buffy band across breast (California, USA; 2006-03-25)