redpoll

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red·poll

 (rĕd′pōl′)
n.
Any of several small finches of the genus Acanthis of northern North America and Eurasia, especially A. flammea, having a red crown and black chin.

redpoll

(ˈrɛdˌpɒl)
n
(Animals) either of two widely distributed finches, Acanthis flammea or A. hornemanni (arctic redpoll or hoary redpoll), having a greyish-brown plumage with a red crown and pink breast

red•poll

(ˈrɛdˌpoʊl)

n.
either of two finches, Carduelis flammea or C. hornemanni, of N North America and Eurasia, having streaked brown plumage with a crimson crown patch.
[1730–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.redpoll - small siskin-like finch with a red crownredpoll - small siskin-like finch with a red crown
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
Carduelis, genus Carduelis - in some classifications considered the type genus of a subfamily Carduelinae of the family Fringillidae: goldfinches; siskins; redpolls; linnets
2.redpoll - small siskin-like finch with a red crown and a rosy breast and rump
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
Carduelis, genus Carduelis - in some classifications considered the type genus of a subfamily Carduelinae of the family Fringillidae: goldfinches; siskins; redpolls; linnets
Translations
gråsisik
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A male mealy redpoll on the Great Orme was the second for the site in a month, while a poor spring for waders locally was brightened with a little stint at Llyn Trawsfynydd and a curlew sandpiper at Anglesey's Alaw estuary.
The Lesser Redpoll is resident here while the Mealy Redpoll is a winter visitor.
Mealy Redpolls at Connah's Quay and on Bardsey will also be en route to Norway and Sweden.