Definition of Passerina cyanea

1. Noun. Small deep blue North American bunting.

Exact synonyms: Indigo Bird, Indigo Bunting, Indigo Finch
Generic synonyms: Bunting
Group relationships: Genus Passerina, Passerina

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Passerina Cyanea

Paspalum notatum

Literary usage of Passerina cyanea

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"INDIGO BUNTING (Passerina cyanea cyanea). Summer visitor, 1 not very common breeder in the southern part of the State; more mon, however, in the fertile ..."

2. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"Passerina cyanea (¡Ann.). (598) Synonyms: Indigo Bunting, Indigo Painted Bunting, ... Passerina cyanea, AO Ü. Check-list, 1886, and most recent authors. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"Chemically and microscopically, the feathers of my Passerina cyanea appeared to contain two pigments, one, a diffused non-granular tawny colored stain, ..."

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