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The sparrow family also includes the finches, grosbeaks, buntings, and juncos.
Altogether these make up the largest family of birds in the world and the largest
family in this country, also. About 90 species have been recorded in North
SONG SPARROW A large brown center spot on an otherwise streaked breast,
and a rather long, rounded tail, which it pumps up and down as it flies, are the
field marks of the Song Sparrow. Its melodious, varied song, heard most
frequently in ...
... 152-153 Smith's Longspur, *129 Snipe, Common, *36, 134-135 Snow Goose, *
128 Song Sparrow, 122, 126-*127, 152-153 Sparrows, *103, *121- *127, 148-
149, 152-153; see also specific names Sparrow Hawk, *45, 136-137 Spotted Owl
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This is a good intro guide to bird species around the US. I got this book in elementary school at a book fair, and I still use it! Very helpful, with great pictures. Well-organized, easy to use. It ... Read full review