White-crowned Sparrow Images

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White-crowned Sparrow Images 2017-10-05T18:13:26+00:00
Adult White-crowned Sparrow on a wire fence

White-crowned Sparrow Images, Facts and Information:

Zonotrichia leucophrys

  • White-crowned Sparrows are one of the easier sparrow species to identify as adults because of the bold white and black stripes on their heads.
  • During the winter White-crowned Sparrows appear over much of North America.
  • Male White-crowned Sparrows do most of the singing, but sometimes females also sing.
  • White-crowned Sparrows will come to bird feeders. They mainly eat seeds but during the summer will eat caterpillars, wasps, beetles, and other insects during the summer.
  • Female White-crowned Sparrows build their nests placed on or near the ground and will lay 4  to 6 eggs which take 11 to 14 days to hatch with the female doing the incubating. They can have between 1 to 3 broods a season.
  • White-crowned Sparrows can live up to 13 years.

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