White-throated sparrows have a brown and light brown streaked back with a gray and white chest and they were named for their white throat under their beak and they also have yellow streaks above their eyes and the top of their heads are streaked with black and white the underpart of their wings are mostly gray and the top part of the wings are is streaked light brown and dark brown. White-throated sparrows mainly eat scattered seeds on the ground under birdfeeders and sometimes will eat insects and buds and berries. White-throated sparrows live mostly in the Eastern part of the United states and Canada but in a little bit of the Western part of the United states in thickets, brush piles, meadows, woods and backyards.