New World sparrow

Definitions of New World sparrow
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n sparrow-like North American finches

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Pooecetes gramineus, grass finch, vesper sparrow
common North American finch noted for its evening song
Zonotrichia albicollis, white-throated sparrow, whitethroat
common North American finch with a white patch on the throat and black-and-white striped crown
Zonotrichia leucophrys, white-crowned sparrow
finch with black-and-white striped crown
Spizella passerina, chipping sparrow
small North American finch common in urban areas
Spizella pusilla, field sparrow
common North American finch of brushy pasturelands
Spizella arborea, tree sparrow
finch common in winter in the northern U.S.
Melospiza melodia, song sparrow
small songbird common in North America
Melospiza georgiana, swamp sparrow
North American finch of marshy area
Type of:
finch
any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds

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