a North American sparrow, Passerella iliaca, having a bright rufous tail and streaked breast.
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How to use fox sparrow in a sentence
The fox sparrow, who passes earlier (sometimes in March), is also chary of the music with which he is so richly endowed.A Year in the Fields | John Burroughs
In the song sparrow, field sparrow, chipping sparrow, and the fox sparrow the male and female are very nearly alike in color.The Meaning of Evolution | Samuel Christian Schmucker
We have marked the fox sparrow as being a great scratcher among dead leaves.The Log of the Sun | William Beebe
Our song-sparrow, fox-sparrow, the whitethroat and others are among the best of American singing birds.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History | Theodore Wood
Second to none in delicate beauty of coloring, king of his tribe, is the fox-sparrow.