White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
Aves > Passeriformes > Passerellidae
Names in different Languages
|French||Bruant à couronne blanche|
|Spanish||Gorrión corona blanca|
A mid-sized sparrow, breeding and nesting in the northern part of Canada, migratory, spending winter south of central Mexico. Can be seen in the area during migration North. Forage on the ground, mostly seeds, plants and insects.
How to Identify
White and black stripes on the head, gray throat, neck and body. Very similar to White-throated Sparrow but without the yellow stripes and no white throat.
Where When to Spot
Seen only once in Tadoussac in May during the migration of this species.
|2022-10-01||Jardin Botanique de Montréal|