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Field sparrow
Sparrow Spar"row, n. [OE. sparwe, AS. spearwa; akin to OHG. sparo, G. sperling, Icel. sp["o]rr, Dan. spurv, spurre, Sw. sparf, Goth. sparwa; -- originally, probably, the quiverer or flutterer, and akin to E. spurn. See Spurn, and cf. Spavin.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) One of many species of small singing birds of the family Fringillig[ae], having conical bills, and feeding chiefly on seeds. Many sparrows are called also finches, and buntings. The common sparrow, or house sparrow, of Europe (Passer domesticus) is noted for its familiarity, its voracity, its attachment to its young, and its fecundity. See House sparrow, under House. Note: The following American species are well known; the chipping sparrow, or chippy, the sage sparrow, the savanna sparrow, the song sparrow, the tree sparrow, and the white-throated sparrow (see Peabody bird). See these terms under Sage, Savanna, etc. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several small singing birds somewhat resembling the true sparrows in form or habits, as the European hedge sparrow. See under Hedge. He that doth the ravens feed, Yea, providently caters for the sparrow, Be comfort to my age! --Shak. Field sparrow, Fox sparrow, etc. See under Field, Fox, etc. Sparrow bill, a small nail; a castiron shoe nail; a sparable. Sparrow hawk. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small European hawk (Accipiter nisus) or any of the allied species. (b) A small American falcon (Falco sparverius). (c) The Australian collared sparrow hawk (Accipiter torquatus). Note: The name is applied to other small hawks, as the European kestrel and the New Zealand quail hawk. Sparrow owl (Zo["o]l.), a small owl (Glaucidium passerinum) found both in the Old World and the New. The name is also applied to other species of small owls. Sparrow spear (Zo["o]l.), the female of the reed bunting. [Prov. Eng.]

Meaning of Field sparrow from wikipedia

- The field sparrow (Spizella pusilla) is a small New World sparrow in the family P****erellidae. It is about 140 mm (6 in) long and weighs about 12.5 g...
- The Eurasian tree sparrow (P****er mont****) is a p****erine bird in the sparrow family with a rich chestnut crown and nape, and a black patch on each pure...
- The house sparrow (P****er domesticus) is a bird of the sparrow family P****eridae, found in most parts of the world. It is a small bird that has a typical...
- Timberline sparrow, Spizella breweri taverneri Field sparrow, Spizella pusilla Worthen's sparrow, Spizella wortheni Black-chinned sparrow, Spizella atrogularis...
- describes the mundane aspects of the intelligence field, the techniques it employs, and Red Sparrow's unique ability to discern the nature of people by...
- The fox sparrow (P****erella iliaca) is a large American sparrow. It is the only member of the genus P****erella, although some authors split the species...
- Clay-colored sparrow, Spizella pallida Brewer's sparrow, Spizella breweri Timberline sparrow, Spizella breweri taverneri Field sparrow, Spizella pusilla...
- The Java sparrow (Lonchura oryzivora), also known as Java finch, Java rice sparrow or Java rice bird, is a small p****erine bird. This estrildid finch...
- Northern cardinal American goldfinch Eastern towhee Song sparrow Field sparrow House sparrow Carolina wren Bewick's wren Wood thrush Brown thrasher Summer/breeders:...
- The Savannah sparrow (P****erculus sandwichensis) is a small American sparrow. It was the only member of the genus P****erculus and is typically the only...
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