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White-crowned Sparrow

Zonotrichia leucophrys

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Large, long-tailed sparrow. Breast is plain gray without streaks. Bill color varies from yellow to pink, but always brighter than White-throated Sparrow. Adults have bold black-and-white head pattern and are gray from throat to belly. Immatures are browner. Often in brushy areas, hopping on ground or in low shrubs. Visits feeders.

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