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Bahama sparrow

n., Obs. a bird, possibly the gray and yellow Bahama honeycreeper, Coereba flaveola: 1731 Bahama sparrow. . . about the size of a Canary Bird. The head, neck, and breast are black: all other parts of it of a dirty green colour (Catesby 1:37). cf. BANANA BIRD 1, CHEE-CHEE etc., JINJY , YELLOW-BREAST

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Last update: 2012-01-04 14:25
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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