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Small, plump birds with conical bills. Most species feed on the ground with many species found in grassy habitats.


In Stanley Park
Melospiza melodia Melospiza melodia
Sparrow, Song

 
Passerculus sandwichensis Passerculus sandwichensis
Sparrow, Savannah

 
Passerella iliaca Passerella iliaca
Sparrow, Fox

Pipilo erythrophthalmus Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Towhee, Rufous-sided

 
Spizella passerina Spizella passerina
Sparrow, Chipping

 
Zonotrichia albicollis Zonotrichia albicollis
Sparrow, White-throated

Zonotrichia atricapilla Zonotrichia atricapilla
Sparrow, Golden-crowned

 
Zonotrichia leucophrys Zonotrichia leucophrys
Sparrow, White-crowned

 
 
 



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