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Finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings.  Synonym: family Fringillidae.

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"Fringillidae" Quotes from Famous Books

... letter to Mr. Wallace. I was much in the Zoological Gardens during my month in London, and picked up what scraps of knowledge I could. Without my having mentioned your most interesting observations on the display of the Fringillidae (439/2. "Descent of Man" (1901), page 738.), Mr. Bartlett told me how the Gold Pheasant erects his collar and turns from side to side, displaying it to the hen. He has offered to give me notes on the display of all Gallinaceae with which he is acquainted; but he is so ...
— More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II - Volume II (of II) • Charles Darwin

Words linked to "Fringillidae" :   genus Richmondena, Loxia, suborder Oscines, Pyrrhula, Fringilla, Hesperiphona, genus Melospiza, Passeres, bird family, genus Pinicola, Chlorura, Richmondena, suborder Passeres, subfamily Carduelinae, genus Spinus, genus Pooecetes, Spizella, Serinus, Zonotrichia, Oscines, genus Serinus, Carduelinae, genus Carduelis, genus Coccothraustes, genus Junco, genus Loxia, genus Pyrrhuloxia, genus Chlorura, genus Pyrrhula, subfamily Emberizidae, genus Spizella, genus Hesperiphona, genus Fringilla, Pipilo, Pinicola, genus Pipilo, subfamily Emberizinae, Coccothraustes, finch, Carpodacus, Emberizidae, Pooecetes, Carduelis, Melospiza, genus Carpodacus, genus Zonotrichia, Spinus

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