Did you know that white-throated sparrows can mate with dark-eyed juncos?
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
Forests, backyards, fields, and parks
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.
Seeds, blossoms, buds, fruits, and insects
White-throated sparrows forage on the ground in leaf litter.
Song Sparrows and White-Crowned Sparrows
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 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.