Definition of Swamp sparrow

1. Noun. North American finch of marshy area.

Exact synonyms: Melospiza Georgiana
Generic synonyms: New World Sparrow
Group relationships: Genus Melospiza, Melospiza



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamp Sparrow

swamp horsetail
swamp laurel
swamp lily
swamp locust
swamp mallow
swamp maple
swamp milkweed
swamp oak
swamp pine
swamp pines
swamp plant
swamp poplar
swamp rabbit
swamp red oak
swamp rose mallow
swamp sparrow (current term)
swamp sunflower
swamp white oak
swamp willow
swamped
swamper
swampers
swamphen
swamphens
swampier
swampiest
swampily
swampiness
swampinesses

Literary usage of Swamp sparrow

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1. The Birds of America by John James Audubon (1841)
"... swamps that occur in the woods, within a short distance from the margins of that river, are the resorts of the swamp sparrow, during autumn and winter. ..."

2. Ornithological Biography by John James Audubon (1832)
"THE swamp sparrow. FRINGILLA PALUSTRIS, Wils. PLATE LXIV. MALE. THE shores and such flat sand-bars as are overgrown with grasses and rank weeds along the ..."

3. Field Book of Wild Birds and Their Music: A Description of the Character and by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1904)
"Swamp In appearance the swamp sparrow re- Sparrow sembles the Chippy, but he is a trifle ... swamp sparrow."

4. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1889)
"swamp sparrow- Hab. Eastern North America, breeding from Northern United States ... The swamp sparrow breeds from the Northern United States northward. ..."

5. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"According to Ridgway they resemble those of the swamp sparrow, and average .77 by ... The swamp sparrow appears to be a summer resident in suitable places ..."

6. Bird-life: A Guide to the Study of Our Common Birds by Frank Michler Chapman (1901)
"The swamp sparrow, a well-named cousin of the ... The swamp sparrow nests from northern Illinois and Pennsylvania northward to Labrador. ..."

7. The Birds of America by John James Audubon (1841)
"... swamps that occur in the woods, within a short distance from the margins of that river, are the resorts of the swamp sparrow, during autumn and winter. ..."

8. Ornithological Biography by John James Audubon (1832)
"THE swamp sparrow. FRINGILLA PALUSTRIS, Wils. PLATE LXIV. MALE. THE shores and such flat sand-bars as are overgrown with grasses and rank weeds along the ..."

9. Field Book of Wild Birds and Their Music: A Description of the Character and by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1904)
"Swamp In appearance the swamp sparrow re- Sparrow sembles the Chippy, but he is a trifle ... swamp sparrow."

10. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1889)
"swamp sparrow- Hab. Eastern North America, breeding from Northern United States ... The swamp sparrow breeds from the Northern United States northward. ..."

11. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"According to Ridgway they resemble those of the swamp sparrow, and average .77 by ... The swamp sparrow appears to be a summer resident in suitable places ..."

12. Bird-life: A Guide to the Study of Our Common Birds by Frank Michler Chapman (1901)
"The swamp sparrow, a well-named cousin of the ... The swamp sparrow nests from northern Illinois and Pennsylvania northward to Labrador. ..."

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