white-crowned sparrow

noun \ ˈhwīt-ˈkrau̇nd- , ˈwīt- \

Definition of white-crowned sparrow

: a migratory sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) that breeds in northern and western North America and has a grayish breast, pink bill, and head striped with black and white

First Known Use of white-crowned sparrow

1834

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