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Spizella (chipping sparrows)

Wikipedia Abstract

The genus Spizella (Bonaparte, 1832) is a group of American sparrows in the family Emberizidae. These birds are fairly small and slim, with short bills, round heads and long wings. They are usually found in semi-open areas. Outside of the nesting season they often forage in small mixed flocks. American tree sparrow was formerly a member of this group, but is now placed in its monotypic genus Spizelloides. The full list of species is:
View Wikipedia Record: Spizella


Spizella atrogularis (Black-chinned Sparrow) (Attributes)
Spizella breweri (Brewer's Sparrow) (Attributes)
Spizella pallida (Clay-colored Sparrow) (Attributes)
Spizella passerina (Chipping Sparrow) (Attributes)
Spizella pusilla (Field Sparrow) (Attributes)
Spizella wortheni (Worthen's Sparrow) (Endangered) (Attributes)


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