aberdevine

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aberdevine

(ˌæbədɪˈviːn)
n
(Animals) a former name for the siskin, when kept as a cagebird
[C18: of unknown origin]
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In this study, we investigated Eurasian siskin (Carduelis spinus) dominant individuals for neophobia and influence of social context on foraging.
Present study showed that flocking in the Eurasian siskin and other gathering birds may influence individual fitness.
The Eurasian siskin (Carduelis spinus), a small monogamous granivorous cardueline finch, has a social system consisting of both transient and resident individuals in a particular habitat (Senar et al.
Northern Canada also noted record numbers of Redpolls while Alaska recorded a Eurasian Siskin, a species normally found in the Eastern Hemisphere, for the very first time, on Unalaska Island.