finch

Definitions of finch
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n any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds

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Fringilla coelebs, chaffinch
small European finch with a cheerful song
Fringilla montifringilla, brambling
Eurasian finch
Carduelis carduelis, goldfinch
small European finch having a crimson face and yellow-and-black wings
Carduelis cannabina, linnet, lintwhite
small Old World finch whose male has a red breast and forehead
Carduelis spinus, siskin
small yellow-and-black Eurasian finch with a sharp beak
Carduelis cucullata, red siskin
South American species of scarlet finch with black head and wings and tail
Carduelis flammea, redpoll
small siskin-like finch with a red crown and a rosy breast and rump
Carduelis hornemanni, redpoll
small siskin-like finch with a red crown
New World goldfinch, Spinus tristis, goldfinch, yellowbird
American finch whose male has yellow body plumage in summer
Spinus pinus, pine finch, pine siskin
small finch of North American coniferous forests
Carpodacus mexicanus, house finch, linnet
small finch originally of the western United States and Mexico
Carpodacus purpureus, purple finch
North American finch having a raspberry-red head and breast and rump
canary, canary bird
any of several small Old World finches
serin
any of various brown and yellow finches of parts of Europe
Loxia curvirostra, crossbill
finch with a bill whose tips cross when closed
Pyrrhula pyrrhula, bullfinch
common European finch mostly black and white with red throat and breast
junco, snowbird
small North American finch seen chiefly in winter
New World sparrow
sparrow-like North American finches
bunting
any of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America
grosbeak, grossbeak
any of various finches of Europe or America having a massive and powerful bill
Cardinalis cardinalis, Richmondena Cardinalis, cardinal, cardinal grosbeak, redbird
crested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male
Pyrrhuloxia sinuata, pyrrhuloxia
crested grey-and-red bird of southwest United States and Mexico
towhee
any of numerous long-tailed American finches
Hawaiian honeycreeper, honeycreeper
small to medium-sized finches of the Hawaiian islands
Serinus canaria, common canary
native to the Canary Islands and Azores; popular usually yellow cage bird noted for its song
Junco hyemalis, dark-eyed junco, slate-colored junco
common North American junco having grey plumage and eyes with dark brown irises
Pooecetes gramineus, grass finch, vesper sparrow
common North American finch noted for its evening song
Zonotrichia albicollis, white-throated sparrow, whitethroat
common North American finch with a white patch on the throat and black-and-white striped crown
Zonotrichia leucophrys, white-crowned sparrow
finch with black-and-white striped crown
Spizella passerina, chipping sparrow
small North American finch common in urban areas
Spizella pusilla, field sparrow
common North American finch of brushy pasturelands
Spizella arborea, tree sparrow
finch common in winter in the northern U.S.
Melospiza melodia, song sparrow
small songbird common in North America
Melospiza georgiana, swamp sparrow
North American finch of marshy area
Passerina cyanea, indigo bird, indigo bunting, indigo finch
small deep blue North American bunting
Emberiza hortulana, ortolan, ortolan bunting
brownish Old World bunting often eaten as a delicacy
Emberiza schoeniclus, reed bunting
European bunting inhabiting marshy areas
Emberiza citrinella, yellow bunting, yellowhammer
European bunting the male being bright yellow
Emberiza aureola, yellow-breasted bunting
common in Russia and Siberia
Plectrophenax nivalis, snow bunting, snowbird, snowflake
white Arctic bunting
Hesperiphona vespertina, evening grosbeak
North American grosbeak
Coccothraustes coccothraustes, hawfinch
a common large finch of Eurasia
Pinicola enucleator, pine grosbeak
large grosbeak of coniferous forests of Old and New Worlds
Pipilo erythrophthalmus, cheewink, chewink
common towhee of eastern North America
Chlorura chlorura, green-tailed towhee
towhee of the Rocky Mountains
mamo
black honeycreepers with yellow feathers around the tail; now extinct
Type of:
oscine, oscine bird
passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus

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