White-crowned sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys

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Adults are only likely to be confused with the White-throated Sparrow. White-throated Sparrow has white throat contrasting with the gray breast, yellow lores and a dark bill. Immature Golden-crowned Sparrow lacks head stripes and is darker.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.