SF Bay Area, crested small bird, not a titmouse, RC Sparrow? in Help Me Identify a North American Bird Posted August 17, 2018 San Francisco East Bay: Walnut Creek - Lafayette ridge trail, mostly open grass land, Taken 20-Feb-2013, ~5:30PM Small, size of a sparrow, titmouse. Looks to have eye ring, light colored legs. Finch type beak. The crest is what dumfounds me...not an oak titmouse. Thank you.