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Longspur
Longspur Long"spur`, n. [So called from the length of the hind claw.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of fringilline birds of the genus Calcarius (or Plectrophanes), and allied genera. The Lapland longspur (C. Lapponicus), the chestnut-colored longspur (C. ornatus), and other species, inhabit the United States.

Meaning of Longspur from wikipedia

- The longspurs, genus Calcarius, are a group of birds in the family Calcariidae. The name refers to the long claw on the hind toe of each foot. The genus...
- The Lapland longspur (Calcarius lapponicus), also known as the Lapland bunting, is a p****erine bird in the longspur family Calcariidae, a group separated...
- McCown's longspur (Rhynchophanes mccownii) is a small ground-feeding bird from the family Calcariidae, which also contains the longspurs and snow buntings...
- USS Longspur may refer to: USS Longspur (AMc-10), was acquired by the US Navy 30 October 1940 and placed out of service 12 August 1944 The contract to...
- The chestnut-collared longspur (Calcarius ornatus) is a species of bird in the family Calcariidae. Like the other longspurs, it is a small ground-feeding...
- The Smith's longspur (Calcarius pictus) is a bird from the family Calcariidae, which also contains the other species of longspurs. A bird of open habitats...
- Dicerandra cornutissima is a rare species of flowering plant in the mint family known by the common name longspurred mint, longspurred balm, and Robin's...
- USS Longspur (AMc-10) was a coastal minesweeper of the United States Navy. Built by the Martinac Shipbuilding Co., Tacoma, Washington, as New Amb****ador...
- Calcariidae is a small family of p****erine birds. It includes longspurs and snow buntings. There are six species in three genera worldwide, found mainly...
- Viola rostrata, commonly called the long-spurred violet, is an herbaceous plant in the violet family (Violaceae). It is native to eastern North America...
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