Definition of Genus melospiza
1. Noun. American song sparrow and swamp sparrow.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Fringillidae, Fringillidae
Member holonyms: Melospiza Melodia, Song Sparrow, Melospiza Georgiana, Swamp Sparrow
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Literary usage of Genus melospiza
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1. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"genus melospiza. BAIRD. 436 (581) MELOSPIZA FASCIATA. (GMEL.) Song Sparrow. " Eastern United States to the plains ; breeding from Virginia and the southern ..."
2. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1863)
"genus melospiza, (Bd., 1858.) 1. M. melodía, (Wils.,) Bd., song sparrow. Resident, common ; granivorous. This lovely songster dwells in the orchard and ..."
3. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"genus melospiza BAIRD. Melospiza BAIRD, Rep. Expi. & Surv. RR Pac., IX, 1858, 476. Type, by orig. desig., Fringilla melodia WILSON. ..."