(Motacilla passerina, Linn.—La Passerinette, Buff.)
LENGTH nearly the same as the last. Bill pale brown; upper parts of the body brown, tinged with olive green; under parts dingy white, a little inclining to brown across the breast; quills dusky, with pale edges; tail dusky; over each eye is an indistinct whitish line: legs pale brown. The male and female are said to be much alike. The eggs are dull white irregularly marked with dusky spots. This bird is also a mocker, but its song is not so powerful as that of the last. Our specimen is somewhat less, and of a paler plumage than the Garden Warbler, but whether it may be the female, a variety, or a distinct species, the author has never been able to ascertain.
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