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junco

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snowbird,

small seed-eating bird of North America closely related to the sparrowssparrow,
common name of various small brown-and-gray perching birds. New World birds called sparrows are members of the finch family. They were named for their resemblance to the English sparrow and the European tree sparrow (members of the weaverbird family), both introduced in
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. Juncos have white underparts and gray (sometimes also brown) backs. They travel in flocks. The dark-eyed junco is the most common species, comprising in E North America the subgroup sometimes called the slate-colored junco, and several Western varieties. Juncos belong to the genus Junco and are classified in the phylum ChordataChordata
, phylum of animals having a notochord, or dorsal stiffening rod, as the chief internal skeletal support at some stage of their development. Most chordates are vertebrates (animals with backbones), but the phylum also includes some small marine invertebrate animals.
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, subphylum Vertebrata, class Aves, order Passeriformes, family Emberizidae.
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During the interview, Junco admitted to providing heroin to Mate on "multiple occasions" and that Junco was aware the drugs he was selling contained fentanyl.
Police Major Mark Evan Salvo, chief of the La Paz police station, told Manila Bulletin that Junco initially got his right hand stuck inside the machine and was not able to pull it out and Junco was subsequently dragged by the mixer part of the machine.
Life history of the Carolina Junco Junco hyemalis carolinensis Brewster.
Although not quite as prolific these days, the Junco Partners continue to pull-in the crowds and a recent show in Harrogate (where bassist Dave Sproat now lives) sold-out well in advance and the night succeeded in raising a very laudable PS1500 for the McMillans Cancer charity.