Peabody bird
Peabody bird Pea"bod*y bird` (Zo["o]l.) An American sparrow ({Zonotrichia albicollis}) having a conspicuous white throat. The name is imitative of its note. Called also {White-throated sparrow}. [1913 Webster]

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