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Golden-crowned sparrows (Zonotrichia atricapilla) winter along the Pacific Coast and spend summers on the tundra and in shrublands from British Columbia to Alaska. Even though we are located further inland, their bright yellow heads brighten our winter landscape. Soon they … Continue reading

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Zonotrichia atricapilla

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Another winter visitor that will be leaving us soon for the tundra and shrub-lands of British Columbia and Alaska is the golden-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla).  This migratory sparrow arrives in the western areas of Washington, Oregon and California earlier in … Continue reading

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