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White-Crowned Sparrow

Zonotrichia leucophrys


Spotted this White-Crowned Sparrow singing along the hiking Chimney Rock trail, Point Reyes National Seashore, CA.


Chimney Rock trail, Point Reyes National Seashore, CA.


The white-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) is a medium-sized sparrow native to North America. Adults are 18 cm (7 in) long and have black and white stripes on their head, a gray face, brown streaked upper parts and a long tail. The wings are brown with bars and the underparts are gray. Their bill is pink or yellow. They are similar in appearance to the white-throated sparrow but do not have the white throat markings. Wikipedia

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California, USA

Spotted on Apr 12, 2014
Submitted on Nov 24, 2014

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