Appearance: The fox sparrow is a medium-sized bird about 7 1/2″ long with rusty-red color. It has a heavy streaking of rust color on its breast and tail. The head and back are shades of gray. The female looks like the male.
Winter diet: seeds
Winter feeder food: Black-oil sunflower seed, hulled sunflower seed, nyjer, cracked corn, millet, and milo.
Winter habitat: Fox sparrows migrate south and west for winter settling along the pacific coast, midwest states, southeast states, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, or Oklahoma. They prefer scrubby areas with thick vegetation.