This Immature White-Crowned Sparrow was photographed in March of 2015 in Marietta, Ohio
White-crowned Sparrows appear each winter over much of North America to grace our gardens and favorite trails (they live in parts of the West year-round). The smart black-and-white head, pale beak, and crisp gray breast combine for a dashing look – and make it one of the surest sparrow identifications in North America. Watch for flocks of these sparrows scurrying through brushy borders and overgrown fields, or coax them into the open with backyard feeders. As spring approaches, listen out for this bird’s thin, sweet whistle.
Gray face and nape Head striped gray and reddish Clean gray throat and breast Pink or orangish bill
March 18th, 2015
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