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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Spizella
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The genus Spizella (Bonaparte, 1832) is a group of American sparrows in the family Emberizidae.

These birds are relatively small and slim, with short bills, round heads and long wings. They are usually found in semi-open areas. Outside of the nesting season, they often forage in small mixed flocks.

The full list of species is:

  • American Tree Sparrow, Spizella arborea
    Chipping Sparrow, Spizella passerina
    Clay-colored Sparrow, Spizella pallida
    Brewer's Sparrow, Spizella breweri
    Field Sparrow, Spizella pusilla
    Worthen's Sparrow, Spizella wortheni
    Black-chinned Sparrow, Spizella atrogularis

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