Perching

White-throated Sparrow

Zonotrichia albicollis
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Length: 7 in. (17 cm )
This sparrow winters in open woodlands, brushy grasslands and shrubby areas. It feeds mainly on the ground and eats seeds in the winter and insects, buds and seeds in the summer. This common species nests in shady, protected areas on or near the ground in coniferous and broad leaf tree forests. The nest is made of grass, moss, and feathers.

The four-digit banding code is WTSP.

Female | Oliver Niehuis


Agricultural

Riparian / River forest

Shrubs
Bird Sound Type: Twittering
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: White-throated Sparrow
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: September 19, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/white-throated-sparrow

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). White-throated Sparrow. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved September 19, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/white-throated-sparrow

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "White-throated Sparrow". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/white-throated-sparrow

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "White-throated Sparrow". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 19 Sep 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/white-throated-sparrow

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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