say's phoebe

say's phoebe
\\ˈsāz-\ noun
Usage: usually capitalized S
Etymology: after Thomas Say died 1834 American entomologist
: a phoebe (Sayornis saya) of western No. America that is grayish brown above with cinnamon buff breast and belly, dark brown head, and black tail

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