|Cat Name :||Capped Sparrow|
|Common Name :||White-throated Sparrow|
|Scientific Name :||Zonotrichia albicollis|
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|Physical Description :||
The White-throated Sparrow is a rather large songbird with a bulbous beak. The full-bodied sparrow has a round head and long tail and legs. The body is brown on top and a pale gray below, and its bill is a light pewter gray. The most prominent features are its white throat and black and white striped head, and it has a bright yellow patch between the base of the bill and its eye. A less dominant version of this coloring would be the tan-striped variety, where instead of black and white stripes, there are mocha brown and beige stripes.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length – 6.3 – 7.1 Inches (16 – 18 Centimeters)
White-throated sparrows forage on the ground for seeds. When doing so, they usually stay in flocks. They come into the forests during the summer, and vanish after the breeding season.
|Social Organization :||
The White-throated Sparrow is almost always found in a flock.
|Approval Level :||None; White-throated Sparrows are found almost everywhere from forests to fields to pond edges and even in parks and suburbs.|
|Kill Difficulty :||;
The white-throated sparrow is practically defenseless, other than being able to take flight when fleeing from predators.
|Training Level :||Specialty - Group Flying;
These sparrows tend to stay in flocks, so some will have to be distracted or isolated before they are hunted.
|Hunting Tactic :||Songbirds|
|Food Quality :||Medium; While slightly small, they possess rich flesh that is rather tasty.|