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Fox sparrow        Images © Mark A. Chappell

Fox sparrows are widely distributed, large, dark birds of forested areas.   They occur in several races across North America.   These were photographed near Homer, Alaska, in the central Sierra Nevada in Mono County and in several other California locations.

  • Canon 1D Mk. II, 1D4, 7D2, or R7; 500 mm f4 IS lens plus 2X converter or 800 mm IS lens plus 1.4X converter or 100-400 Mk. II zoom with 1.4X converter, fill-in flash (2004, 2011, 2013, 2016, 2018, 2022)