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Related to Plectrophenax: snow bunting
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Noun1.Plectrophenax - snow buntingPlectrophenax - snow bunting        
bird genus - a genus of birds
Emberizidae, subfamily Emberizidae, subfamily Emberizinae - buntings and some New World sparrows
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00 Plectrophenax nivalis' (Snow 0 0 Bunting) Small bird 1 0 Small-medium bird 7 18 Medium bird 6 0 Medium-large bird 28 13 Large bird 9 0 Aves 104 1 Aves (Bird) Total 188 7.
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.
Evidence of a second brood, after successful raising of the first, has not been documented unequivocally in four of those species: Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris (Beason, 1995), American Pipit Anthus rubescens (Hendricks and Verbeek, 2012), Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus (Hussell and Montgomerie, 2002), and Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis (Montgomerie and Lyon, 2011), although two cases of second broods produced by unmarked females were suspected in a seven-year study of Lapland Longspurs at 71.
Key words: snow bunting, Plectrophenax nivalis, Lapland longspur, Calcarius lapponicus, avian hybrid, Arctic passerine