|Common Name:||Sparrow, White-throated|
|Scientific Name:||Zonotrichia albicollis|
|Area:||Salemtowne - Salem, Oregon|
|Date:||December 8, 2013|
This is an uncommon winter visitor (Sep-May) in the Willamette Valley. At first glance this sparrow can easily be mistaken for a White-crowned Sparrow, but always check the throat area for white instead of grey, and look for the yellow eyebrows to confirm it's a White-throated Sparrow.
E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area - Corvallis, Oregon - - - April 23, 2011
|Reference:||Birds of the Willamette Valley Region by Nehls, Aversa & Opperman / Kaufman Field guide to Birds of North America by Kaufman||