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Habitat Zones of Southern California

Gold-crowned Sparrow
Zonotrichia atricapilla

This sparrow is less dramatic than the white-crowned which also over-winters here. These birds come into the area in October and leave in April. They are most common in deep canyons where there is a lot of dense shrubbery.

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