Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow

Rusty-crowned Ground-sparrow natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.

The Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow Melozone kieneri Good views of this endemic on Volcan Fuego, El Jacal, Cerro San Juan and in the Tufted Jay Preserve. Green-tailed Towhee Pipilo chlorosus One on Isla de los Venados on our last full day in the field. Collared Towhee Pipilo ocai Great views of a bird that responded well to playback on Nevado de Colima the first morning on Nevado de Colima and two more seen later the same day. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Emberizidae
Genus : Melozone
Species : kieneri
Authority : (Bonaparte, 1850)