Rufous-collared Sparrow Facts
Name: Chincol, Chingolo / Rufous-collared sparrow
Scientific Name: Zonotrichia capensis
Size: 14 – 16 cms (6 – 7 in)
They are absent only in July
They nest in shrubs, scrub forest and on the ground; they lay 3 to 5 eggs.
All types of habitats.
There is light sexual dimorphism; the male has a tuft of feathers on the head, which is absent in the female.