name = "Spizella"

image_width = 220px
image_caption = Field Sparrow
"Spizella pusilla"
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Aves
ordo = Passeriformes
familia = Emberizidae
genus = "Spizella"
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = See text.

The genus "Spizella" (Bonaparte, 1832) is a group of American sparrows in the family "Emberizidae".

These birds are fairly small and slim, with short bills, round heads and long wings. They are usually found in semi-open areas. Outside of the nesting season, they often forage in small mixed flocks.

The full list of species is:
* American Tree Sparrow, "Spizella arborea"
* Chipping Sparrow, "Spizella passerina"
* Clay-colored Sparrow, "Spizella pallida"
* Brewer's Sparrow, "Spizella breweri"
** Timberline Sparrow, "Spizella breweri taverneri"
* Field Sparrow, "Spizella pusilla"
* Worthen's Sparrow, "Spizella wortheni"
* Black-chinned Sparrow, "Spizella atrogularis"

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