White-throated Sparrow

Zonotrichia albicollis Order: Passeriformes Family: Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Zonotrichia albicollis Order: Passeriformes Family: Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)

The sweet, whistled Old Sam Peabody, Peabody, Peabody song (transcribed as Oh, sweet Canada, Canada, Canada north of the border) is a lovely and characteristic sound of the north woods. The birds are drawn to feeding stations during migration and winter, especially for white millet and sunflower. Half of all males and females have bright white stripes; half have tan stripes.

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