seaside sparrow

a species of sparrow, Ammospiza maritima, existing in two subspecies, one (Cape Sable seaside sparrow) having dark olive-drab plumage with a lighter breast and underbelly, and the other (dusky seaside sparrow) having bold black and white markings on the breast and underbelly: the dusky seaside sparrow is almost extinct.

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  • Seaside Sparrow — Taxobox name = Seaside Sparrow image width = 200px image caption = Male Dusky Seaside Sparrow ( Ammodramus maritimus nigrescens ) Extinct since June 17, 1987 status = LC status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves… …   Wikipedia

  • seaside sparrow — pajūrinė prerinė žvirbliastartė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Ammodramus maritimus; Ammospiza maritimus angl. seaside sparrow vok. Strandammer, f; Strandammerfink, m rus. приморская овсянка, f; приморская овсянка… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • seaside sparrow — noun also seaside finch : a salt marsh sparrow (Ammospiza maritima) of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dusky Seaside Sparrow — Conservation status Extinct ( …   Wikipedia

  • Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow — Taxobox name = Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow status = EN | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Emberizidae genus = Ammodramus species = A. maritimus subspecies …   Wikipedia

  • Scott's Seaside Sparrow — Taxobox name = Scott s Seaside Sparrow status = T3 status system = TNC regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves subclassis = Neornithes infraclassis = Neognathae superordo = Neoaves ordo = Passeriformes subordo = Passeri infraordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • dusky seaside sparrow. — See under seaside sparrow. Also called dusky sparrow. * * * …   Universalium

  • dusky seaside sparrow. — See under seaside sparrow. Also called dusky sparrow …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cape Sable seaside sparrow. — See under seaside sparrow. [after Cape Sable, the SW tip of Florida, where the race was discovered in 1918] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cape Sable seaside sparrow. — See under seaside sparrow. [after Cape Sable, the SW tip of Florida, where the race was discovered in 1918] …   Useful english dictionary

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