Here are a couple photos of the many White-Crowned Sparrows I saw at Sedona Wetlands in January. This is a great place for walking and looking at birds in northern Arizona.
Chipping Sparrows are medium sized and slender with a rusty crown, black eyeline, long tail feathers. They hang out in loose groups, flitting on the ground looking for seeds. They can be found in open woodlands with fields, parks, and backyards. I found this one in a young Ponderosa Pine while out on a morning… Read More CHIPPING SPARROW
The White-Crowned Sparrow is a fairly common bird throughout North America. They have a long-tail and a distinct white crown with black stripes. The immature have brown crown stripes. Here is one I saw at Sedona Wetlands in early winter.
A Lark Sparrow is an American sparrow that is considered large. They have typical dark streaked body pattern with a distinct head pattern that resembles a quail. They are generally grassland ground foragers that eat mostly seeds, along with various insects.