RHYNCHOSPIZA

(Passerellidae; Ϯ Tumbes Sparrow R. stolzmanni) Gr. ῥυγχος rhunkhos  bill; σπιζα spiza  finch  < σπιζω spizō  to chirp; "Genus Rhynchospiza.  (Type, Hæmophila stolzmanni Taczanowski.)  Similar to the shorter tailed, stouter billed species of Aimophila in proportions of toes, form of bill, and much rounded wing, but tail much shorter than wing, nearly even, and nostrils very small, circular, nearly hidden by latero-frontal feathers" (Ridgway 1898).

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Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 13 December 2018).