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    Black-throated Sparrow

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    Black-throated Sparrow

    Amphispiza bilineata
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Passerellidae
    Basic Description

    The striking Black-throated Sparrow is a denizen of open deserts of the western United States and Mexico.

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    Other Names
    • Zacatonero Garganta Negra (Spanish)
    • Bruant à gorge noire (French)
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