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Juncos

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae - 7 species in 5 genera depicted (out of more than 70 genera)
Family: Passerellidae - as of summer 2017, many of the New World sparrows have been split off into a separate family leading to lots of ambiguities and contradictions on web sources.

Species on page

+ Dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis)

Emberizidae on separate pages

+ Rufous-collared sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis)
+ Golden-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla)
+ White-Crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys)

+ Song sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

+ Spotted towhee (Pipilo maculatus)
+ California towhee (Melozone crissalis or Pipilo crissalis - disputed)

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Juncos

Junco with insect

Hellyer
Dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis)
Family: Passerellidae (New World sparrows)
Hellyer Park City Challenge Bioblitz
April 28, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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When juncos pose as the Lorax

lorax

Dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis)
Family: Passerellidae (New World sparrows)
Stanford Quad
September, 2014

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alum rock state park

Dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis)
Family: Passerellidae (New World sparrows)
Alum Rock State Park
January 12, 2020
Canon 7dmark2

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Birds

+ By type
+ By location
+ Miscellaneous

Other Passeriformes

+ Mimidae: Mockingbirds
+ Turdidae: American robin
+ Turdidae: Western bluebird
+ Tyrannidae: Tyrant flycatchers, phoebes
+ Emberizidae: Sparrows and juncos
+ Icteridae: Grackles
+ Icteridae: Meadowlarks
+ Furnariidae: Horneros
+ Nectariniidae: Sunbirds
+ Thraupidae: Darwin's finches
+ Corvidae: Corvids - Crows and Ravens
+ Corvidae: Scrub-jays

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Created: December 15, 2019 (split off from sparrow.html)
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