crimson-fronted bullfinch
Burion Bu"ri*on, n. (Zo["o]l.) The red-breasted house sparrow of California ({Carpodacus frontalis}); -- called also {crimson-fronted bullfinch}. [Written also {burrion}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Crimson-fronted bullfinch — Bullfinch Bull finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Pyrrhula} and other related genera, especially the {Pyrrhula vulgaris} or {Pyrrhula rubicilla}, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crimson-fronted bullfinch — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : house finch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bullfinch — Bull finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Pyrrhula} and other related genera, especially the {Pyrrhula vulgaris} or {Pyrrhula rubicilla}, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pine bullfinch — Bullfinch Bull finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Pyrrhula} and other related genera, especially the {Pyrrhula vulgaris} or {Pyrrhula rubicilla}, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pyrrhula rubicilla — Bullfinch Bull finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Pyrrhula} and other related genera, especially the {Pyrrhula vulgaris} or {Pyrrhula rubicilla}, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pyrrhula vulgaris — Bullfinch Bull finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Pyrrhula} and other related genera, especially the {Pyrrhula vulgaris} or {Pyrrhula rubicilla}, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Burion — Bu ri*on, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The red breasted house sparrow of California ({Carpodacus frontalis}); called also {crimson fronted bullfinch}. [Written also {burrion}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burrion — Burion Bu ri*on, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The red breasted house sparrow of California ({Carpodacus frontalis}); called also {crimson fronted bullfinch}. [Written also {burrion}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carpodacus frontalis — Burion Bu ri*on, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The red breasted house sparrow of California ({Carpodacus frontalis}); called also {crimson fronted bullfinch}. [Written also {burrion}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of Asian birds — This list of Asian birds is a listing of all the bird species known from the continent of Asia.NotesThe taxonomy of this list adheres to James Clements Birds of the World: A Checklist , and reflects all changes to that work until July, 2005.… …   Wikipedia

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