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Rufous-winged Sparrow

Peucaea carpalis ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: EMBERIZIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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.

Calls

  • song
     
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Song is a series of short clear notes or longer whistles, followed by a trill. Calls include a very high "tzeet" and short pips.

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