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Did you know that white-throated sparrows can mate with dark-eyed juncos?

White-Throated Sparrows
at
a Glance

Key Features:

White-throated sparrows have black and white striped heads, brown backs, brown wings, yellow between their eyes and beaks, white throats, gray beaks, buff chests, gray faces, and buff bellies.

Least Concern - Population Stable

Habitat:

Forests, backyards, fields, and parks

nesting habits:

White-throated sparrows build nests in depressions in the ground, under shrubbery, in dead vegetation, on grass out of deer hair, grass, moss, pine needles, rootlets, twigs, and wood chips.

seasons white-throated sparrows are active in our area:

Winter

Diet:

Seeds, blossoms, buds, fruits, and insects

hunting Behavior:

White-throated sparrows forage on the ground in leaf litter.

Commonly Confused With:

Song Sparrows and White-Crowned Sparrows

White-throated sparrow foraging on the ground

White-throated sparrows are often confused with song sparrows because both have black and white striped faces. White-throated sparrows have yellow between their eyes and beaks.

White-throated sparrow looking out from a branch on a gray day

White-throated sparrows are often confused with song sparrows because both have brown wings and backs. Song sparrows have brown and white heads. White-throated sparrows have gray beaks.

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