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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A common migratory finch that breeds throughout the central United States, is brownish streaked with black and gray above with black throat, white chin, and yellowish breast.

Usage examples (11)
  • The 200,000 ha dedicated to the rice crops in the western Venezuelan llanos attract huge flocks of migrant birds like the whistling ducks (Dendrocygna viduata, D. autumnalis,...
  • Still the dickcissel, the lark sparrow and the indigo bunting continued their trio.
  • The dickcissel, a species of bird, is endangered and protected under Pennsylvania's Game and
  • Birds documented on site include: upland sandpiper, burrowing owl, red-headed woodpecker, swamp sparrow, dickcissel, bobolink and marsh wren. for more
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