National Geographic : 1939 Mar
SPARROWS, TOWHEES, AND LONGSPURS © National teogral : society ianiilng uy illan fDOOKS THE "CHIPPY" HAS PROFITED FROM MAN'S CULTIVATION OF THE LAND The pert little Eastern Chipping Sparrow (left center, with young bird) has largely forsaken wilder regions to live in gardens, fields, and orchards, where its favorite foods are more abundant. One of our sweetest-singing birds is the Eastern Field Sparrow (upper figure). The very abundant Eastern Tree Sparrow (lower right) nests in Canada, and in October appears in hordes in the eastern and southern States. At the lower left is the little-known Worthen's Sparrow of New and Old Mexico.