Definition of Genus Junco
1. Noun. American finches.
Group relationships: Family Fringillidae, Fringillidae
Member holonyms: Junco, Snowbird
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Junco
Literary usage of Genus Junco
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"... Genus JUNCO Wagler. 567. Junco hyemalis (Linn.). Slate-colored Junco; Black Snowbird; White Bill. Plumage of adult male: throat and breast grayish slate ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1890)
"... north of the United Slates except at high elevations. t If the streaked back of 'Junco' vulcani is sufficient to exclude it from the genus Junco, ..."
3. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"This race is of accidental occurrence in southern Louisiana. genus Junco. WAGL. 430 (567) JUNCO HYEMALIS. ..."
4. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1863)
"Winter resident, frequent; granivorous; habits similar to the last. 81. genus Junco, (Wagler, 1831.) 1. ..."
5. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"HAB. Southern border of the United States, from Texas to California, south into Mexico. genus Junco WAGLER. Junco WAGLER, Isis, 1831, 526. ..."