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Related to Zonotrichia: Zonotrichia albicollis, dark-eyed junco
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Noun1.Zonotrichia - large New World sparrowsZonotrichia - large New World sparrows    
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
white-throated sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis, whitethroat - common North American finch with a white patch on the throat and black-and-white striped crown
white-crowned sparrow, Zonotrichia leucophrys - finch with black-and-white striped crown
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References in classic literature ?
I was several times told by the country people that there certainly is some bird having this habit; and my assistant in collecting, who is a very accurate person, found a nest of the sparrow of this country (Zonotrichia matutina), with one egg in it larger than the others, and of a different colour and shape.
Patrones de muda de Zonotrichia capensis (Muller, 1776) (Aves: Emberezidae) en el bosque montano tropical de la provincia de Huarochiri --departamento de Lima.
Facultative altitudinal movements by Mountain White-Crowned Sparrows (Zonotrichia leucophrys oriantha) in the Sierra Nevada.
In California, sparrows, finches, and corvids (house finch, house sparrow, purple finch [Haemorhous purpureus]); song sparrow (Melospiza melodia); western scrub jay (Aphelocoma californica); and white-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) are considered major amplifying hosts of WNV and SLEV (1,16).
Thirteen supposedly new species of birds from northern Mesoamerica described by Du Bus (1845-46, 1847a-b), four valid taxa assigned to Bonaparte (1850) upon an unfinished manuscript by the former, a junior synonym of the White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys (Spizella maxima Bonaparte, 1853), and Cyanocitta [Cyanocorax] yucantanica Dubois, 1875 are partly devoid of collecting data as noted by van Rossem (1940: "no locality [...] nor [...] original source either in the register or on the stand") in context with the male holotype of Pipilo torquatus ("No.
Relatively few studies, instead, have evaluated CORT rhythm in passerine such as white-throated sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis [66], Gambel's white-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys gambelii) [44], the Europeanstonechat (fecal CORT) (Saxicola torquata rubicola) [30], house sparrow (Passer domesticus) [45], the starling, Sturnus vulgaris [45], the great tit, Parus major [51, 52], and more recently in zebra finches [72].
These Fragstats and compositional metrics were chosen post hoc based on characteristics of habitat use of the species (American tree sparrow Spizella arborea and white-crowned sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys) included in our post hoc analyses (Norment 1993, King and Savidge 1995, Delisle and Savidge 1997, Hovick et al.
0 0 0 0 Lepus europaeus 0 0 0 0 Carrona 6 18 24 80 AVES PASSERIFORMES Zonotrichia capensis 1 3 11 2 Sicalis luteola 3 9 33 5 Leistes superciliaris 1 3 11 6 Embernagra platensis 1 3 11 5 AVES NO PASSERIFORMES Zenaida auriculata 1 3 11 14 Nothura maculosa 1 3 11 23 Egretta thula 0 0 0 46 Columba picazuro 1 3 11 0 Dendrocygna viduata 0 0 0 0 VEGETALES Monocotiledoneas 16 49 67 - Dicotiledoneas 8 24 33 - Villarino Item Pi (g) MNI FO (%) FR (%) %BIO MAMIFEROS Akodon sp.
Pitangus sulphuratus (Linnaeus, 1766), Zonotrichia capensis (Statius Muller, 1776) and Troglodytes musculus (Naumann, 1823) were classified as eucalyptus-associated.
This has been shown to be true for the Zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata), the White-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys), and the Song sparrow (Melospiza melodia).