Barley bird

(Zool.) the siskin.

See also: Barley

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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This is also true for grey wagtails, also known as the barley bird. Grey wagtails have traditionally lived near fast flowing rivers in the countryside, but they are now also living along the canals in Bir-mingham.