White-crowned Sparrow

Zonotrichia leucophrys

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

New World Sparrows and Towhees (Passerellida)

Code 4

WCSP

Code 6

ZONLEU

ITIS

HEAD

White-crowned Sparrow Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Brown when immature, becoming dark brown in adults.
  • Head pattern: Striped, Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Black and white striped.
  • Forehead Color: Black and white striped.
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

White-crowned Sparrow Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 17-19 cm (6.5-7.5 in)
  • Weight: 28 g (1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Pale gray with white belly.
  • Upperparts: Brown with black and brown streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

White-crowned Sparrow Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short flights wih rapid wing beats., Alternates several rapid wing beats with wings drawn to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 23-26 cm (9.25-10.25 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark Brown
  • Leg Color: Pink
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