chipping spar row

chipping sparrow

noun
a small, North American sparrow, Spizella passerina, common in urban areas.

Origin:
1785–95, Americanism; chip2 + -ing2

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chipping sparrow
 
n
a common North American sparrow, Spizella passerina, having brown-and-grey plumage and a white eye stripe

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