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White-throated Sparrow

Zonotrichia albicollis

Description:

They have a brown back and a gray chest. The head is white with two thick, black stripes, and the throat is also white. There are two yellow spots on either side of the face near the eye.

Habitat:

Found throughout North America, with the exception of the interior US. There were 2 or 3 of these guys hanging out at the feeders at Palo Duro Canyon SP.


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26 Comments (1–25)

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 5 years ago

strikingly beautiful......

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Thanks Olivia and Jemma! Still some of my favorite bird photos :)

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

lovely.

oLIVIaLOU11
oLIVIaLOU11 6 years ago

Absolutely beautiful!!

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Thanks Ursula, Antonio, and Debbie :)

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 6 years ago

Great series Ashley, the yellow is very eye catching.

Beautiful capture Ashley,great series,congrats and for sharing

Ursula
Ursula 6 years ago

beautiful bird&pics! :)

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Thanks Mayra!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 6 years ago

Lovely!

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Thanks Gerardo :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

Great series :)

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Thanks Dan and Jolly!

Jolly Ibanez
Jolly Ibanez 6 years ago

Nice series. The bird is innocent looking. Adorable

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Nice, love the little yellow patches on the head!

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Thanks Claire and Cody!

Cody.conway
Cody.conway 6 years ago

Nice series Ashley!

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

What a cute face...super shots!

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Thanks Rieko, Donna, Karen, Alice, and Maria! These are one of my favorite sparrows :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

I love these little birds; to me, they look cheerful.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Perfectly lovely series Ashley!

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Lovely series Ashley!

DonnaBollenbach
DonnaBollenbach 6 years ago

So pretty and such a nice series of images.

RiekoS
RiekoS 6 years ago

Beautiful sparrow. I have never seen this kind before. Thank you very much for sharing.

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Thanks Aj! I think these guys are so pretty, and this was the first time I actually got good pictures of them. I was pretty excited!

AshleyT
Spotted by
AshleyT

Texas, USA

Lat: 35.02, Long: -101.91

Spotted on Apr 5, 2013
Submitted on Apr 6, 2013

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