Leconte's sparrow

Le·​conte's sparrow | \ ləˈkänt(s)- \

Definition of Leconte's sparrow

: a small streaked buffy and brown sparrow (Passerherbulus caudacutus) of the grasslands of the west-central U.S. and Canada

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History and Etymology for Leconte's sparrow

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 30 Oct. 2020.

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