Bullfinch

Bullfinch is a name given to two groups of passerine birds. ==Overview== The true bullfinches are thick-billed finches in the passerine family Fringillidae. They comprise the genus Pyrrhula. These birds are restricted to the Old World, and they include the following: There is an unrelated group of New World birds also named as bullfinches because ...
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Bullfinch

• (n.) A bird of the genus Pyrrhula and other related genera, especially the P. vulgaris / rubicilla, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red.
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bullfinch

<zoology> A bird of the genus Pyrrhula and other related genera, especially the P. Vulgaris or rubicilla, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red. ... As a cage bird it is highly valued for its remarkable power of learning to whistle correctly various musical airs. Crimson-fronted bullfinch. ... <z...
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bullfinch

Pyrrhula pyrrhula noun common European finch mostly black and white with red throat and breast
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Bullfinch

Bull'finch` noun (Zoology) A bird of the genus Pyrrhula and other related genera, especially the P. vulgaris or rubicilla , a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red. » As a cage bird it is highly valued for its remarkable power of learn...
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bullfinch

any of several stocky stout-billed songbirds of the family Fringillidae (order Passeriformes). Eurasia has six species of the genus Pyrrhula, all ... [2 related articles]
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bullfinch

bullfinch: see finch.
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bullfinch

Eurasian finch with a thick head and neck, and short heavy bill, genus Pyrrhula pyrrhula, family Fringillidae, order Passeriformes. It is small and blue-grey or black in colour, the males being reddish and the females brown on the breast. Bullfinches are 15 cm/6 in long, an...
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Bullfinch

The bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) is a an insessorial bird, a species of finch of the family Fringillidae, with a short thick rounded bill, beak and crown of the head black, body bluish-gray above and bright tile-red below. It occurs in Britain, in the middle and south of Europe, and in Asia, and when tamed may be taught to sing musical airs. Pyrrh...
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bullfinch

[n] - United States architect who designed the Capitol Building in Washington which served as a model for state capitols throughout the United States (1763-1844) 2. [n] - common European finch mostly black and white with red throat and breast
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