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Family Description
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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