White-throated Sparrow

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Picture from Cornell Ornithology Labs: All About Birds

  • Large Sparrow, prominent bill, round head, long tail and legs
  • Brown back, gray below, black and white striped head. White throat and yellow between the bill and eyes
  • Tends to stay close to the ground looking for food, they can be in bushes in the spring eating buds
  • Habitat: Woods, large woodland edges, pond and bog edges and woodsy suburbs
  • Local Sightings: Cynwyd Heritage Trail, West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Shortridge Memorial Park