Golden-crowned sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla

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Adults are unlikely to be confused with other species. Immatures are larger than most sparrows and lack the head patterns of the similarly-sized White-throated and White-crowned Sparrows.

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