First up is a statue (there are endless statues) of Spencer Fullerton Baird. He was the second Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. I won't go into detail here as Wikipedia covers his many contributions to natural history here:
Common in DC
And here is a test. This sparrow is about the size of a song sparrow, and looks like a song sparrow, but has some bits like it's color that do not make the ID easy. Your guess?
Keith Christenson - Wildlife Biologist