genus Zonotrichia

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Noun1.genus Zonotrichia - large New World sparrowsgenus Zonotrichia - 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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Species in the sparrow genus Zonotrichia breed in North and South America, and exhibit extensive range overlap.