slate colored junco

slate-colored junco

[sleyt-kuhl-erd]
noun
the eastern subspecies of the dark-eyed junco, Junco hyemalis, having grayer plumage than the several western subspecies.

Origin:
1890–95, Americanism

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slate-colored junco

noun
common North American junco having grey plumage and eyes with dark brown irises [syn: dark-eyed junco
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