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Related to Pooecetes: vesper sparrows
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Noun1.Pooecetes - a genus of FringillidaePooecetes - a genus of Fringillidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
Pooecetes gramineus, vesper sparrow, grass finch - common North American finch noted for its evening song
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78 U Pooecetes gramineus Vesper Sparrow WR Passerculus Savannah Sparrow WR sandwichensis Melospiza melodia Song Sparrow WR?
maculatus (Swainson), spotted I R towhee Plectrophenax nivalis (Linnaeus), I O snow bunting Pooecetes gramineus (Gmelin), I O vesper sparrow Spizella arborea (Wilson), I C American tree sparrow S.