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Definition of finches
finchesSparrow Spar"row, n. [OE. sparwe, AS. spearwa; akin to OHG.
sparo, G. sperling, Icel. sp["o]rr, Dan. spurv, spurre, Sw.
sparf, Goth. sparwa; -- originally, probably, the quiverer or
flutterer, and akin to E. spurn. See Spurn, and cf.
1. (Zo["o]l.) One of many species of small singing birds of
the family Fringillig[ae], having conical bills, and
feeding chiefly on seeds. Many sparrows are called also
finches, and buntings. The common sparrow, or house
sparrow, of Europe (Passer domesticus) is noted for its
familiarity, its voracity, its attachment to its young,
and its fecundity. See House sparrow, under House.
Note: The following American species are well known; the
chipping sparrow, or chippy, the sage sparrow,
the savanna sparrow, the song sparrow, the tree
sparrow, and the white-throated sparrow (see
Peabody bird). See these terms under Sage,
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several small singing birds somewhat
resembling the true sparrows in form or habits, as the
European hedge sparrow. See under Hedge.
He that doth the ravens feed, Yea, providently
caters for the sparrow, Be comfort to my age!
Field sparrow, Fox sparrow, etc. See under Field,
Sparrow bill, a small nail; a castiron shoe nail; a
Sparrow hawk. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A small European hawk (Accipiter nisus) or any of
the allied species.
(b) A small American falcon (Falco sparverius).
(c) The Australian collared sparrow hawk (Accipiter
Note: The name is applied to other small hawks, as the
European kestrel and the New Zealand quail hawk.
Sparrow owl (Zo["o]l.), a small owl (Glaucidium
passerinum) found both in the Old World and the New. The
name is also applied to other species of small owls.
Sparrow spear (Zo["o]l.), the female of the reed bunting.
Meaning of finches from wikipedia
- The true finches
to medium-sized p****erine birds
in the family
have stout conical bills adapted
for eating seeds
- Darwin's finches
as the Galápagos finches
) are a group
of p****erine birds. They are well known
for their remarkable
- Gouldian finches
125–140 mm long. Gouldian finches
may be red, black, or yellow. Formerly considered three different kinds
- 2009 Dear Mili Biography
by Mark Deming
(February 15, 2018). "The Finches
". The Finches
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- The greatest threats
to captive zebra finch survival
by cats and loss of natural
food. Zebra finches
are loud and boisterous
- Also, Society Finches
can be housed
with other finches including other
societies, Zebra Finches
, Gouldian Finches
, and ****e Finches
. They are generally...
- The mountain finches
in the genus Leucosticte
from the true finch
family, Fringillidae. This genus
the rosy finches
- Warbler Finches
: Certhidea fusca
olivacea". Retrieved November
10, 2009. Gould, John (1837). "Remarks on a group
of Ground Finches
- protein necessary
to grow, house finches
are one of the few birds
who feed their young
matter. House finches
are aggressive enough
(Australian band), active
in the 1970s, later known
as Contraband Finch
(Dutch band), a progressive
po****r in the 1970s The Finches
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