White-Crowned Sparrow
(Zonotrichia leucophrys)
Photographed in Ano Neuvo and San Jose, California by Jim Rosso
The bird on the right has a band on its left leg and the bird on the left is in immature plumage.

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Other members of the genus Zonotrichia:

Golden-crowned Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

Recently fledged White-crowned Sparrow
Adult plumage White-crowned Sparrow with US Fish and Wildlife Band on left leg.