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    Rufous-winged Sparrow

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    Rufous-winged Sparrow

    Peucaea carpalis
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Passerellidae
    Basic Description

    Uncommon and sparsely distributed, the Rufous-winged Sparrow resides in the Sonoran Desert of southern Arizona and northern Mexico. It times its nesting attempts with the onset of the summer rains.

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    Other Names
    • Zacatonero Hombros Canela (Spanish)
    • Bruant √† √©paulettes (French)
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