The density of the Fox Sparrow, Passerella iliaca iliaca, population near Auburn is usually very light. It is an uncommon winter resident and does not often appear on our census reports. You can imagine the excitement of the writer, when on January 7, 1956, he chanced upon a wintering population of more than 50 Fox Sparrows.
Author: Julian L. Dusi
Volume Number: 4 Year Published: 1956
Issue Number: 1-2
Page Number: 9
Link to article: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1956/Vol 4 No. 1, 2_1956_p9.pdf
Link to the full issue of BirdLife: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1956/Vol 4 No. 1, 2_1956.pdf