Brewer sparrow

variants: or Brewer's sparrow

Definition of Brewer sparrow

: a small sparrow (Spizella breweri) of western North America that is closely related to the chipping sparrow but somewhat smaller and rather more grayish

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History and Etymology for Brewer sparrow

after Thomas M. Brewer

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“Brewer sparrow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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