Definition of Icterus spurius
1. Noun. The male is chestnut-and-black.
Generic synonyms: American Oriole, New World Oriole, Oriole
Group relationships: Genus Icterus, Icterus
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Literary usage of Icterus spurius
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1. Ornithological Biography by John James Audubon (1832)
"icterus spurius, Bonap. PLATE XLII. MALE IN DIFFERENT STATES, ADULT FEMALE AND NEST. THE plumage of many species of our birds undergoes at times very ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1900)
"Orchard Oriole (icterus spurius), 2 males seen. July 5. " " " a pair nesting. Respecting the above, the records for Dendroica discolor and Z>. ..."
3. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"icterus spurius BONAP. Journ. Ac. Nat. Sci. Phila. III. 1823, 363. [B 414, C 215, R 270, C 324.] HAB. United States, west to the Plains, south, in winter, ..."
4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1876)
"The male was in the immature plumage (like the female), and another male skinned by me April 24th was similar, so that, like icterus spurius, some of the ..."