a common finch, Pooecetes gramineus, of fields and pastures in North America, noted for its evening song.
- Also called grass finch.
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How to use vesper sparrow in a sentence
Like the meadowlark again, the vesper sparrow occasionally sings as it soars upward from its grassy home.Bird Neighbors | Neltje Blanchan
And when you go home tired after sundown, vesper sparrow will tell you how grateful we are.Bird Day; How to prepare for it | Charles Almanzo Babcock
In form and color it is much like our vesper sparrow, except that the head of the male has a light yellow tinge.Fresh Fields | John Burroughs
Through the stillness the whispers of the great elm on the lawn could be heard blending with the song of a vesper sparrow.The Wall Between | Sara Ware Bassett
The strain opens with smooth, sweet notes almost exactly like the introductory syllables of the vesper sparrow.A Florida Sketch-Book | Bradford Torrey