One of many species of small singing birds of the family Fringilligæ, having conical bills, and feeding chiefly on seeds. Many sparrows are called also finches, and buntings. The common sparrow, or house sparrow, of Europe (Passer domesticus) is noted for its familiarity, its voracity, its attachment to its young, and its fecundity. See House sparrow, under House.
Any one of several small singing birds somewhat resembling the true sparrows in form or habits, as the European hedge sparrow. See under Hedge.
any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
a bird with brown on its wings
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Small, seed-eating New World finches, represented in the North Country by eight species, all summer visitors: the Chipping Sparrow ( Spizella passerina), Clay Colored Sparrow ( Spizella pallida), Le Conte's Sparrow ( Ammospiza leconteii), Song Sparrow ( Melospiza melodia), Lincoln's Sparrow ( Melospiza lincolnii), Swamp Sparrow ( Melospiza georgiana), White Throated Sparrow ( Zonotrichia albicollis), and the Dark Eyed Junco ( Junco hyemalis). From the Old English spearwa.
This article is about "true sparrows", the Old World sparrows in the family Passeridae. Sparrows are small passerine birds. The differences between sparrow species can be subtle.
Sparrow (AKA: Jubilation Lee) is an Amalgam Comics character and sidekick to Dark Claw. She first appeared in Legends of the Dark Claw #1. Sparrow is a combination of Robin of DC Comics and Jubilee of Marvel Comics.