chipping sparrow

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  • noun

Synonyms for chipping sparrow

small North American finch common in urban areas

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These included chipping sparrows, lark sparrows, and lazuli buntings selecting grassland habitats, Lucy's warblers and lark buntings selecting willow-riparian habitats, lazuli buntings selecting mesquite habitats, and Lucy's warblers selecting cottonwood-riparian habitats.
Populations of other birds, such as chipping sparrows, decreased, the researchers report in the August CONSERVATION BIOLOGY.
Vineyards contained several avian species that prefer semi-open habitat and were rarely captured in the riparian zone, including Western Bluebirds, Violet-green Swallows, Chipping Sparrows, Tree Swallows, American Goldfinches, and Lesser Goldfinches.
They found many of the same species as did the Stausses, plus bluebirds, Oregon juncos, white-crowned sparrows, chipping sparrows, golden-crowned sparrows, black phoebes and Say's phoebes, Nuttall's woodpeckers, red-tailed hawks, ruby-crowned kinglets, a phainopepla, California thrashers, titmice, red-shafted flickers, a turkey vulture and others.
Chipping Sparrows (Spizella passerina) were present in the light-impact area in 1980 but were not detected in 2008.
The food of Vesper, Field, and Chipping sparrows nesting in an abandoned field in southeastern Michigan.