Our song-sparrow, fox-sparrow, the whitethroat and others are among the best of American singing birds.
As he spoke, a song-sparrow near by poured out a flood of melody.
The love-song of the catbird and the autumn reverie of the song-sparrow are perhaps the best instances.
February 24—The bluebird, "angel of the spring," arrives; also the song-sparrow.
That day his brookside singer became the song-sparrow; the brown triller, the Veery Thrush.
From a bush near by a song-sparrow flung a note of spring across the meadow.
By this time the shower was over, and a song-sparrow was giving thanks.
The female is the color of the song-sparrow, a little larger, with heavier beak, and tail much more forked.
The master artists are all here; and the expectations excited by the robin and the song-sparrow are fully justified.
It is rather a gentle song, though to be heard at some distance, carrying quite as far as that of the song-sparrow.