purple finch


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Noun1.purple finch - North American finch having a raspberry-red head and breast and rumppurple finch - North American finch having a raspberry-red head and breast and rump
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
Carpodacus, genus Carpodacus - house finches and purple finches
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Philadelphia Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Cedar Waxwing, and Purple Finch had a larger rate of mass gain during fall on Appledore Island and Lincoln's Sparrow during the spring (Table 5).
Those species that commonly breed in cooler, more northerly, mainly coniferous forests, such as Blue-headed Vireo, Winter Wren, Magnolia Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Canada Warbler, Dark-eyed Junco, and Purple Finch, were found in pine plantations, mixed pine-deciduous woods, and the hemlock-deciduous forests in the gorges and ravines of the Pierson Creek and Stebbins Run watersheds.