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Melospiza melodia

Chiixuyaaka{ - Melospiza melodia

Chiixuyaaka{, sakucha{ aku{ qatxayam ilagaan angunaza{. Hakangis qaxchikdana{ liidakus, quuhmliix ana{ liidaa}utazas.

Slum aslaan kingtim sitxan saahmla}izas, siching aaka{ saahmla{tazas. Slum huzuu udang uku}azas. Qatxayam hitxii liidanaa{taa mataku{ aku{, qatxayam hitxigan ilagaan aduza{.

Qilam qilaa{ angali{ haqaqaliguun umang ulam kangan tunukus agiichigaan tutalgazas. Qan'gim aslaan haang ala}um achidan akus uku}azas. Sakucham angaachi}iituu aza{.

 

Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia

The song sparrow is a small bird similar to a wren, but is is larger. The song sparrow has kind of darkish colored feathers; and it looks rather grayish also.

During the summers, the sparrows have nests underneath grass mounds. They lay approximately four eggs yearly.

Sparrows spend all year here. They do not migrate like other kinds of birds.

The sparrow's tail is similar to the wren's but lengthwise, the sparrow's tail is longer.

Sometimes in the early mornings, they are heard singing on top of the houses. During the winters, the sparrows are usually seen near the beach.

Qigu{ - Gavia immer
Common Loon
Qaqa}i{ - Gavia stellata
Red-throated Loon
Aagayuu}i{ - Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Pelagic Cormorant
Ingatu{ - Phalacrocorax urile
Red-faced Cormorant
Qukin}i{ - Olor columbianus
Whistling Swan
Qagmangi{ - Philacte canagica
Emperor Goose
Aa}i{ - Anas platyrhynchos
Mallard
Amtatu{ - Anas acuta
Pintail
Qii{chiida{ - Anas crecca
Green-winged Teal
Kuchutu{ - Aythya affinis
Lesser Scaup
Saaku{ - Somateria spectabilis
King Eider
Kasami{ - Somateria mollissima
Common Eider
Tamgaalu{ - Melanitta deglandi
White-winged Scoter
Qugaangi{ - Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
Hanim Kamgituu - Bucephala clangula
Common Goldeneye
Midimit{i{ - Becephala albeola
Bufflehead
Aanglaa}i{ - Clangula hyemalis
Oldsquaw
Kaaxadgi{ - Histrionicus histrionicus
Harlequin Duck
A}laaya{ - Mergus serrator
Red-breasted Merganser
Ti}la{ - Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Bald Eagle
A}diikas - Lagopus mutus
Rock Ptarmigan
Hiigi{ - Haematopus bachmani
Black Oystercatcher
Chulixta{ - Calidris ptilocnemis
Rock Sandpiper
Sluka{ - Larus glaucescens
Glaucous-wing Gull
Tiigilgaada{ - Rissa tridactyla
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ulungt{a{ - Uria aalge
Common Murre
Siihmlu{ - Cepphus columba
Pigeon Guillemot
Qizangi{ - Synthliboramphus antiguus
Ancient Murrelet
Qagida{ - Fratercula corniculata
Horned Puffin
Uxchu{ - Lunta cirrhata
Tufted Puffin
Tutuutu{ - Nyctea scandiaca
Snowy Owl
Qanglaa}i{ - Corvus corax
Common Raven
Maadugaa{ - Plectrophenax nivalis
Snow Bunting
Chaanu{ - Leucosticte tephrocotis
Gray-crowned Rosy Finch
Chiixuyaaka{ - Melospiza melodia
Song Sparrow
Chilu{ - Calcarius lapponicus
Alaska Longspur
Qatxaya{ - Troglodytes troglodytes
Winter Wren

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