Rabbit Trail: White-throated Sparrow

Estimated Time: 5-10 minutes

The White-throated Sparrow is mentioned several times throughout the book.

Listen to the call of the White-throated Sparrow at the link below.

White-throated Sparrow Sounds, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Crisp facial markings make the White-throated Sparrow an attractive bird as well as a hopping, flying anatomy lesson. There's the black eyestripe, the white crown and supercilium, the yellow lores, the white throat bordered by a black whisker, or malar stripe. They're also a great entrée into the world of birdsong, with their pretty, wavering whistle of Oh-sweet-canada .

Read more about this sparrow in the article below.

BioKIDS - Zonotrichia albicollis, White-throated Sparrow

BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species

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