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White-crowned Sparrow

Zonotrichia leucophrys

Description:

A small Sparrow, easily identified by its black and white stripped crown. The throat is whitish, underparts are grey.

Habitat:

Breeding in northern Canada and western United States brushy areas. Wintering in southern United States and Mexico.

Notes:

A flock of White-crowned sparrows stopped on their way back North to their breeding areas. They stayed almost one week, feeding in the backyard, and finally took off yesterday.

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City of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Spotted on May 17, 2013
Submitted on May 17, 2013

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