- a North American sparrow, Passerella iliaca, having a bright rufous tail and streaked breast.
Origin of fox sparrow
Examples from the Web for fox sparrow
Historical Examples of fox sparrow
In February, one may hear, in the Smithsonian grounds, the song of the fox-sparrow.Wake-Robin
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
Second to none in delicate beauty of coloring, king of his tribe, is the fox-sparrow.