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Savanna sparrow
Savanna Sa*van"na, n. [Of American Indian origin; cf. Sp. sabana, F. savane.] A tract of level land covered with the vegetable growth usually found in a damp soil and warm climate, -- as grass or reeds, -- but destitute of trees. [Spelt also savannah.] Savannahs are clear pieces of land without woods. --Dampier. Savanna flower (Bot.), a West Indian name for several climbing apocyneous plants of the genus Echites. Savanna sparrow (Zo["o]l.), an American sparrow (Ammodramus sandwichensis or Passerculus savanna) of which several varieties are found on grassy plains from Alaska to the Eastern United States. Savanna wattle (Bot.), a name of two West Indian trees of the genus Citharexylum.
savanna 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.]

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- P. s. oblitus, breeds in north Ontario and Manitoba P. s. savanna (eastern Savannah sparrow), breeds in the northeast US and adjacent Canada (includes...
- Restoring savanna using fire: Impact on the breeding bird community. Restoration Ecology. vol 8, no 1. pp. 30–40. Fink LC. (1969). Lark Sparrow in Atlanta...
- yellow-throated bush sparrow (Gymnoris superciliaris), also known as the yellow-throated petronia, is a species of bird in the sparrow family P****eridae...
- The Swahili sparrow (P****er suahelicus) is a p****erine bird of the sparrow family P****eridae. It lives in the savanna of southern Kenya and Tanzania....
- grey-headed sparrow (P****er diffusus) is a p****erine bird of the sparrow family P****eridae. It is sometimes treated as a subspecies of the grey-headed sparrow. It...
- The Cape sparrow (P****er melanurus), or mossie, is a bird of the sparrow family P****eridae found in southern Africa. A medium-sized sparrow at 14–16 centimetres...
- Peninsula in its natural habitats of dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. The Sahel bush sparrow is a small bird with a large, conical...
- American gr****lands and African savanna. Woody plants, shrubs or trees may occur on some gr****lands – forming savannas, scrubby gr****land or semi-wooded...
-  49–56. McNair DB. (1998). Henslow's sparrow and sedge wren response to a dormant-season prescribed burn in a pine savanna. Florida Field Naturalist. vol 26...
- chestnut sparrow (P****er eminibey) is a species of p****erine bird in the sparrow family P****eridae. It is the smallest member of the sparrow family, at...
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