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Golden-crowned Sparrow
2006-11-19 21:38:22

The Golden-crowned Sparrow, Zonotrichia atricapilla, is a medium-sized sparrow. The breeding habitat is across the northern part of western Canada and the U.S. state of Alaska. In the winter the Golden-crowned Sparrow migrates to Vancouver Island in Canada and the West Coast of the United States. At just over 7 inches in length, it is slightly larger than the closely related White-crowned...

Olive Sparrow
2006-11-19 21:30:34

The Olive Sparrow, Arremonops rufivirgatus, is a species of American sparrow in the family Emberizidae. This bird is also known as the Green Finch and the Texas Sparrow. Its range includes Mexico and southern Texas. It is a non-migratory bird and is resident in thickets, chaparral, and undergrowths near forests. The Olive Sparrow is 5.5 to 6 inches long and is the only sparrow with an olive...

White-throated Sparrow
2006-02-21 15:23:19

The White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) is a passerine bird of the American sparrow family Emberizidae. This North American species breeds in central Canada and New England and nests either on the ground under shrubs or low in trees in deciduous or mixed forest areas. In winter, it migrates to the southern USA. This bird is a rare visitor to Western Europe. This species is...

White-crowned Sparrow
2006-02-21 14:59:06

The White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) is a medium-sized sparrow found in brushy areas across northern Canada and the western United States. They prefer to nest either on the ground, low in bushes or under shrubs. Adult birds have black and white stripes on their heads, grey faces, brown streaked upper parts and long tails. The wings are brown with bars and the underparts are...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'