[Tweeters] Leucistic Golden-Crowned Sparrow or GC/WC hybrid?

Dan McDougall-Treacy danmcdt at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 15:32:34 PDT 2021

Also, GCSP has white on the rear portion of the stripe, near the neck.

Dan McDougall-Treacy

> On Apr 20, 2021, at 9:44 AM, Mike Wagenbach <wagen at uw.edu> wrote:



> A couple of times recently I've seen a sparrow in my yard that has a broad medial head strip like a Golden-Crowned Sparrow, but the strip is more-or-less white. Lines near the eye look like a GC, as far as I've been able to notice.


> Are Golden-Crowned/White-Crowned hybrids likely, and would they look like this, or is it probably a leucistic GC?


> Sorry, no photo yet...


> Mike Wagenbach

> Seattle

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