chipping sparrow

noun chip·ping sparrow \ ˈchi-piŋ- \
Updated on: 17 Mar 2018

Definition of chipping sparrow

: a small gray-breasted North American sparrow (Spizella passerina) with a black line through the eye, a white line above it, and in breeding plumage a reddish patch on the top of the head

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chip to cheep


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