Photography of Birds – Set # 171
Set # 171
The Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) is a medium-sized New World sparrow. Among the native sparrows in North America, it is easily one of the most abundant, variable and adaptable species.
The White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) is a passerine bird of the New World sparrow family Passerellidae.
The genus name Zonotrichia is from Ancient Greek zone, “band”, and thrix, trikhos, “hair”. The specific albicollis is from Latin albus, white, and collum, “neck”.
© HJ Ruiz – Avian101