Melospiza georgiana


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Noun1.Melospiza georgiana - North American finch of marshy areaMelospiza georgiana - North American finch of marshy area
New World sparrow - sparrow-like North American finches
genus Melospiza, Melospiza - American song sparrow and swamp sparrow
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Couch's Kingbird (Tyrannus couchii) was observed in March and September; the Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus), was observed on the lower part of the mountain during September; two individuals of the Long-billed Thrasher (Toxostoma longirastre) were observed in March and the Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) was observed only once in June.
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana).--Woodruff (1907) deemed this species to be a common summer resident of the Chicago region, where it almost certainly nested in the floodplain marshes.
The following species were used: swamp sparrow (Melospiza georgiana), Lincoln's sparrow (M.