genus Spizella


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Noun1.genus Spizella - chipping sparrowgenus Spizella - chipping sparrow; field sparrow; tree sparrow
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
chipping sparrow, Spizella passerina - small North American finch common in urban areas
field sparrow, Spizella pusilla - common North American finch of brushy pasturelands
Spizella arborea, tree sparrow - finch common in winter in the northern U.S.
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Population structure and gene flow in the chipping sparrow (Spizella passerina) inferred from variation in mitochondrial DNA, and a hypothesis for evolution in the genus Spizella. Wilson Bulletin 105:399-413.