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This is actually a Chipping Sparrow. The black eyeline that goes through the eye all the way to the bill is a diagnostic ID feature (a Clay-colored’s eyeline stops at the eye and doesn’t go to the bill).

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And note that the first part of the English name of Spizella pallida is a compound adjective, thus is hyphenated, with the letter immediately following the hyphen being in lower case. In case like "Great Black-backed Gull," both "Great" and "Black-backed" are modifying "Gull" independently, whereas, "Black" and "backed" are not.

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