White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) Emberizidae

Burch Mountain, Wenatchee National Forest, WA
April 27, 2013
Robert Niese

White-crowned Sparrows are an abundant migrant (sometimes resident) of the PNW with a very easy-to-identify song. If you’re just starting out learning to identify bird song, try your luck with the local sparrows first.