Carduelis Carduelis n. the type genus of a subfamily {Carduelinae} of the {Fringillidae}, used in some classifications. It includes the goldfinches (such as the American goldfinch, {Cardulis tristis}, and the European goldfinch, {Carduelis carduelis}); siskins; redpolls; and linnets, as well as the common northern cardinal ({Carduelis cardinalis}, also called the {cardinal bird}).

Syn: genus {Carduelis}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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