Size: 6 1/2-7 1/2"
Male: A brown sparrow with a gray breast and a black and white striped crown. Small, thin, pink bill.
Female: Same as male.
Juvenile: Similar to adult, with brown stripes on the head instead of white.
Nest: Female builds cup nest. Two broods per year.
Eggs: 3-5; varies between greenish, bluish, and whitish, with red brown markings
Incubation: 11-14 days; female incubates
Fledging: 8-12 days; male and female feed young
Migration: The White-crowned Sparrow is a migrator and can be found in St. Charles County during the winter months.
Food: Insects, seeds, berries, and will come to ground feeders.