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chipping 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.]
chipping sparrow
Chippy Chip"py, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small American sparrow (Spizella socialis), very common near dwelling; -- also called chipping bird and chipping sparrow, from its simple note.

Meaning of chipping sparrow from wikipedia

- The chipping sparrow (Spizella p****erina) is a species of American sparrow, a p****erine bird in the family P****erellidae. It is widespread, fairly tame...
- are splashed with light brown. They are similar in appearance to the chipping sparrow. Their breeding habitat is tundra or the northern limits of the boreal...
- mainly arthropods. The song of the swamp sparrow is a slow monotone trill, slower than that of the chipping sparrow. A male can have a repertoire of several...
- tree sparrow, Spizelloides arborea Genus Spizella Chipping sparrow, Spizella p****erina Clay-colored sparrow, Spizella pallida Brewer's sparrow, Spizella...
- a long tail. Non-breeding adults and immature resemble chipping sparrows and Brewer's sparrows; they often form flocks with these birds outside the nesting...
- a dry, chipping trill of 2–3 seconds duration and is described as a cross between that of the field sparrow and that of the chipping sparrow. The species...
- House Sparrow and Field Sparrow. Vogelwarte. vol 24, no 3-4. pp. 283–284. Liu W-C & Kroodsma DE. (1999). Song development by chipping sparrows and field...
- melanocorys (R) Chipping sparrow, Spizella p****erina Clay-colored sparrow, Spizella pallida Field sparrow, Spizella pusilla Fox sparrow, P****erella iliaca...
- Black-headed grosbeak Gr****hopper sparrow Savannah sparrow Lark sparrow Chipping sparrow Henslow's sparrow Vesper sparrow Fish crow House wren Marsh wren...
- melanocorys (R) Chipping sparrow, Spizella p****erina Clay-colored sparrow, Spizella pallida Field sparrow, Spizella pusilla Fox sparrow, P****erella iliaca...
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