Birds of the World

Passerellidae : New World Sparrows

White-crowned Sparrow

Zonotrichia leucophrys

Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada - September 2011

Delaware, USA - January 2002

Ontario, Canada - May 2000

On their breeding grounds in Canada White-crowned Sparrows are common and conspicuous with the males regularly singing from exposed perches.

Maryland, USA - February 2000

In their more southerly wintering grounds, they are found in small flocks, often associated with White-throated Sparrows. In Maryland and Delaware they are relatively uncommon.

Delaware, USA - January 2002