dark-eyed junco

noun

Definition of dark-eyed junco 

: a common North American junco (Junco hyemalis)

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The squeaking sound draws a few dark-eyed junco birds, one of the refuge’s winter bird species. Kate Magill, Laurel Leader, "Winter brings new chances for a nature escape at Patuxent Research Refuge," 13 Dec. 2017

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1974, in the meaning defined above

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