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White-crowned Sparrow

Zonitrichia leucophrys


With California Ground Squirrels (Otospermophilus beecheyi) at left and Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) in front, somewhat hidden by greenery. Easily distinguished from other sparrows by black-and-white striped pattern on the heads of adults.


Sighted at the feeders near the entrance of the Los Angeles Zoo.

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Los Angeles, California, USA

Lat: 34.15, Long: -118.29

Spotted on Mar 25, 2007
Submitted on Oct 3, 2011

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