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
  • Chingolo Alirrufo (Spanish)
  • Bruant à épaulettes (French)
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