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Photo © Robert Marsh, all rights reserved
union bay natural area (Google, OSM)
47.6560820319, -122.295431037
Accuracy: 42m
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Description

Whitish grey breast, yellow beak, brown woody camoflauged back and tail. Most distinguishable by white and black striped head, in which the very top of the head is white, and then there is a stripe of black underneath, then white, then black. long upright tail. Small bird, but not as small as a chickadee which was another distinguishable feature.
sparrow was cited foraging on the gravel path at the entrance to the union bay natural area. Wetland prairie habitat adjacent to lake washington, and riddled with shrubs, willows, invasive cottonwoods, and pools of water

May. 20, 2012 14:28:32 -0700
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White-crowned Sparrow - Photo (c) Yathin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
robertmarsh's ID: White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys)
Posted by robertmarsh over 2 years ago (Flag)
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White-crowned Sparrow - Photo (c) Yathin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
maractwin's ID: White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys)
Posted by maractwin over 1 year ago (Flag)
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White-crowned Sparrow - Photo (c) Yathin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
robertmarsh's ID: White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys)
White-crowned Sparrow - Photo (c) Yathin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys)
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