SPECIES

Harris's Sparrow Zonotrichia querula Scientific name definitions

Christopher J. Norment, Scott A. MacDougall-Shackleton, Doris J. Watt, Peter Pyle, and Michael A. Patten
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated December 2, 2016

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Recommended Citation

Norment, C. J., S. A. MacDougall-Shackleton, D. J. Watt, P. Pyle, and M. A. Patten (2020). Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.harspa.01