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Melospiza georgiana  (Latham, 1790)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179488

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Zonotrichia georgiana (Latham, 1790)
    Fringilla georgiana Latham, 1790
  Common Name(s): Swamp Sparrow [English]
    bruant des marais [French]
    Gorrión pantanero [Spanish]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyEmberizidae  – Emberizid Finches, American Sparrows, Towhees, Buntings, New World Sparrows  
                               GenusMelospiza S. F. Baird, 1858 – Song Sparrows  
                                  SpeciesMelospiza georgiana (Latham, 1790) – Swamp Sparrow, bruant des marais, Gorrión pantanero  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Melospiza georgiana ericrypta Oberholser, 1938 – Western Swamp Sparrow, Northern Swamp Sparrow 
                                     Subspecies Melospiza georgiana georgiana (Latham, 1790) – Southern Swamp Sparrow 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Melospiza georgiana    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Melospiza georgiana    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Swamp Sparrow[English], bruant des marais [French]   
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2007), website (version Jul-2007)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "List of the 2,046 Bird Species (With Scientific and English Names) Known From the A.O.U. Check-list Area" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-48), maintained at   
  Reference for: Melospiza georgiana, Swamp Sparrow [English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Gorrión pantanero[Spanish]   
  Source: Gill & Wright (2006) corrigenda/updates - 21-Sep-2007, website (version 1.1)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: Corrigenda & updates for "BIRDS OF THE WORLD Recommended English Names" available at   
  Reference for: Melospiza georgiana, Swamp Sparrow [English]   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.3), website (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.3). Available at [Accessed 04 September, 2015]   
  Reference for: Melospiza georgiana, Swamp Sparrow [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Melospiza georgiana   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2015.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-15)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: 'Zoonomen Nomenclatural data' maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Melospiza georgiana   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Melospiza georgiana   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Melospiza georgiana, Swamp Sparrow [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Incidental  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  






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