rufous crown, gray face, brown line through eye (Ohio, USA; 2010-04-11)

American Tree Sparrow
Spizella arborea

Native Range: North America

Notes: a rather small but long-tailed sparrow that winters in small flocks in weedy areas and brushlands; nests in brush in the coniferous realm across Canada and Alaska; no sexual dimorphism.

black dot in center of breast; light wingbars (Ohio, USA; 2010-04-11)

grayish underparts except for black central dot (Ohio, USA; 2010-04-11)