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Song sparrow   /sɔŋ spˈɛroʊ/   Listen
Song sparrow

noun
1.
Small songbird common in North America.  Synonym: Melospiza melodia.






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"Song sparrow" Quotes from Famous Books



... borealis. Golden-winged Woodpecker. Colaptes auratus. Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Habia ludoviciana. Cow Bunting. Molothrus ater. White-throated Sparrow. Zonotrichia albicollis. Black-throated Green Warbler. Dendroica virens. American Robin. Merula migratoria. Song Sparrow. Melospiza fasciata. House Wren. Troglodytes aedon. Bobolink. Dolichonyx oryzivorus. Meadow Lark. Sturnella magna. Eave Swallow. Petrochelidon lunifrons. Ph[oe]be. Sayornis ...
— Upon The Tree-Tops • Olive Thorne Miller

... it had come. The funnelling whirl of clouds eddied over the Pass behind the Holy Cross Mountain; the opal peak radiant and dazzling above the Valley; the air a burst of yellow sunlight quivering in the smoking rain mist; the red battlement rocks above dripping and bare; and somewhere a song sparrow trilling to the tinkle of the subsiding waters. A roil of cloud rolled ...
— The Freebooters of the Wilderness • Agnes C. Laut



Words linked to "Song sparrow" :   New World sparrow, Melospiza, genus Melospiza



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