white-crowned sparrow

white-crowned sparrow
noun Date: 1834 a migratory sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) that breeds in northern and western North America and has a grayish breast, pink bill, and head striped with black and white

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  • White-crowned Sparrow — Taxobox name = White crowned Sparrow status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=53552|title=Zonotrichia leucophrys|downloaded=12 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for… …   Wikipedia

  • white-crowned sparrow — noun finch with black and white striped crown • Syn: ↑Zonotrichia leucophrys • Hypernyms: ↑New World sparrow • Member Holonyms: ↑Zonotrichia, ↑genus Zonotrichia * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • white-crowned sparrow — baltabruvė zonotrichija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Zonotrichia leucophrys angl. white crowned sparrow vok. Dachsammer, f rus. белоголовая зонотрихия, f pranc. bruant à couronne blanche, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • white-crowned sparrow — /hwuyt krownd , wuyt / a North American sparrow, Zonotrichia leucophrys, having black and white stripes on the head. [1830 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • White-crowned — may refer to:* White crowned Manakin, tiny passerine bird in the manakin family * White crowned Parrot, small parrot which is a resident breeding species from eastern Mexico to western Panama * White crowned Pigeon, member of the family… …   Wikipedia

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  • white-crownedsparrow — white crowned sparrow (hwītʹkround , wītʹ ) n. A North American sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) having a pearly gray breast and a black and white striped crown. * * * …   Universalium

  • sparrow — sparrowless, adj. sparrowlike, adj. /spar oh/, n. 1. any of numerous American finches of the family Emberizinae. Cf. chipping sparrow, song sparrow. 2. any member of the Old World genus Passer, formerly thought to be closely related to the… …   Universalium

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