Leconte's sparrow


Le·​conte's sparrow
: a small streaked buffy and brown sparrow (Passerherbulus caudacutus) of the grasslands of the west-central U.S. and Canada

Word History


after John L. Le Conte †1883 American entomologist

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“Leconte's sparrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Leconte%27s%20sparrow. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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