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 OrnithologyCrisp 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 SparrowBioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species