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Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla   - Assuming breeding plumage
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Photographer : © Koji Tagi
Location :Matsudo City, Chiba Prefecture, Honshu, Japan
Date : 27 March 2011
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Bird Family :Emberizini - Buntings & Allies
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :I revisited Matsudo to photograph Golden-crowned Sparrow, as it has started changing into breeding plumage. It was even singing at times in middle storey of a willow tree in between actively feeding on the ground using its strong legs. It scratches on the ground like a thrush. - KT
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