Pooecetes gramineus

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Noun1.Pooecetes gramineus - common North American finch noted for its evening songPooecetes gramineus - common North American finch noted for its evening song
New World sparrow - sparrow-like North American finches
genus Pooecetes, Pooecetes - a genus of Fringillidae
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We used flushing transect-surveys to sample species that were relatively easy to identify when flushed: northern harriers (Circus cyaneus); horned larks (Eremophila alpestris); Sprague's pipits (Anthus spragueii); vesper sparrows (Pooecetes gramineus); eastern and western meadowlarks (Sturnella magna and S.
(2005) documented decreasing survival during the season for clay-colored sparrows (Spizella pallida) and vesper sparrows (Pooecetes gramineus) in North Dakota; Winter (1999) found no relationship between date and nest success for dickcissel (Spiza americana) and Henslow's sparrow (Ammodramus henslowii) in Missouri; and Zimmerman (1984) found predation highest in the middle of the season for dickcissel in Kansas.
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.