Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Carpodacus - house finches and purple finchesCarpodacus - house finches and purple finches  
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
Carpodacus mexicanus, house finch, linnet - small finch originally of the western United States and Mexico
Carpodacus purpureus, purple finch - North American finch having a raspberry-red head and breast and rump
References in periodicals archive ?
Bartonella species detected in birds * Bird common name Bird species House sparrow Passer domesticus Boat-tailed grackle Quiscalus major Mourning dove Zenaida macroura Herring gulil ([dagger]) Larus argentatus House finch Carpodacus mexicanus Blue jay Cyanocitta cristata Song sparrow Melospiza melodia Northern cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis Northern mockingbird Mimus polyglottos European starling Sturnus vulgaris Red-winged blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Brown thrasher Toxostoma rufum Tufted titmouse Baeolophus bicolor Red-bellied woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus Common grackle Quiscalus quiscula Common loon ([dagger]) Gavia immer Red-headed woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Brown pelican ([dagger]) Pelicanus occidentalis Collared dove Streptopelia decaocto No.
1994), birds (finches, Carpodacus mexicanus; Hill, 1990), and macaques (Macaca mulatta; Waitt et ai, 2003).
The chaffinch Fringilla coelebs, a short-distance migrant, and the Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus, a long-distance migrant, in whose case a significant [chi square]-test result occurred respectively in 78% and 62% of classifications, support this possibility.