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Happy New Year everyone! I was at Petroglyph National Monument last week (12/29/17), just outside Albuquerque, NM. I saw a bird I could not identify. It was the size of a large sparrow. It was primarily a sooty, grayish brown. Uniform color along its back and wings. The tail was a bit darker. It had a light eye ring. The top of its head was a rich auburn color. The breast was lightly streaked. It's throat was more heavily streaked and had a slight yellowish tinge. Under its tail and legs it was yellow-orange, fairly bright. Its call was a chirp, almost like a squeaky toy. It's beak was gray and sparrow like. I saw the bird amongst lava rocks. There were two birds. The area was sandy desert with small desert shrubs surrounded by cliffs of lava rock. Thank you for helping me identify this bird! Best, Tony