White-crowned Sparrow

Zonotrichia leucophrys
White-crowned Sparrow specimens on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Uncommon migrant in April and May and in October and November. Found in brush and in small trees in agricultural and residential areas, Sexes are alike.

Specimen Information

A male is on the upper left branch.
Date:  5/12/1928
Collected By:  Frederick Opitz
Locality:  Neabasco, VA
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  310665
The bird in the back is a juvenile.
Another adult male is in the center on the lower branch.
Date:  10/18/1889
Collected By:  C Drexler
Locality:  Laurel, MD
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  176321