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Sparrows of North Dakota

Unstreaked Sparrows

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7. White-throated Sparrow Conspicuous white throat patch. Black and white stripes on top of the head similar to the white-crowned sparrow but also has small yellow patch in front of the eye. Beak is darker than the white-crowned sparrow. Can be seen in good numbers at bird feeders during the spring and fall migrations. Occasionally winters at feeders. Nests in Canadian provinces and in the northern portions of some eastern states like Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, New York and Maine. Has been documented as a nester in the Turtle Mountains of North Dakota. Winters in the southeastern United States.
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