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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Emberizidae.

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Examples

  • Cassin's sparrow, Peucaea cassinii (formerly, Aimophila cassinii; protonym, Zonotrichia cassinii), also known as Cassin's (summer) finch, photographed at Katy Prairie Conservancy, Texas (USA).

    Mystery bird: Cassin's sparrow, Peucaea cassinii

  • Cassin's sparrow, Peucaea cassinii (formerly, Aimophila cassinii; protonym, Zonotrichia cassinii), also known as Cassin's (summer) finch, photographed at Katy Prairie Conservancy, Texas (USA).

    Mystery bird: Cassin's sparrow, Peucaea cassinii

  • The rufous-winged sparrow (Aimophila carpalis) is fairly common in most parts of the Sonoran, but only along the central portion of the Arizona-Mexico border, seen in desert grass mixed with brush.

    Sonoran desert

  • * _Aimophila ruficeps tenuirostris_ Burleigh and Lowery.

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

  • The Andean tinamou (Nothoprocta pentlandii), Andean condor (Vultur gryphus), olive-crowned crescentchest (Melanopareia maximiliani), cliff flycatcher (Hirundinea ferruginea), stripe-capped sparrow (Aimophila strigiceps) and black and rufous warbling finch (Poospiza nigrorufa) are just a few of the many bird species found in this ecoregion.

    Córdoba montane savanna

  • The Oaxaca sparrow (Aimophila notosticta), golden-cheeked warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia), russet nightingale-thrush (Catharus occidentalis), hooded yellowthroat (Geothlypis nelsoni), and collared towhee (Pipilo ocai) are also species which prefer the habitats offered by this mountainous ecoregion.

    Sierra Madre de Oaxaca pine-oak forests

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