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- Dark conical bill
- Long slightly forked tail
- Bold black and white (or tan) head stripes
- Yellow lores
- White throat contrasting with gray breast and cheeks
- Brown back with dark streaks
- Brown wings with two white wingbars
- Whitish belly
Favor semi-open wooded areas that have sufficient shrubby growth.
White-throated sparrows love to hide in brushy fencerows, in blackberry
tangles, and forest edges.
Atlanta during spring and fall migration. Many White-throated
Sparrows winter in the Atlanta area.