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chaf·finch

 (chăf′ĭnch)
n.
A small European songbird (Fringilla coelebs) having reddish-brown plumage and a blue-gray cap in the male.

[Middle English chaffinche, from Old English ceaffinc : ceaf, chaff, husk + finc, finch.]

chaffinch

(ˈtʃæfɪntʃ)
n
(Animals) a common European finch, Fringilla coelebs, with black and white wings and, in the male, a reddish body and blue-grey head
[Old English ceaffinc, from ceaf chaff1 + finc finch]

chaf•finch

(ˈtʃæf ɪntʃ)

n.
a common Eurasian finch, Fringilla coelebs, often kept as a pet.
[1400–50; late Middle English; Old English ceaffinc. See chaff1, finch]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chaffinch - small European finch with a cheerful songchaffinch - small European finch with a cheerful song
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
Fringilla, genus Fringilla - type genus of the Fringillidae: chaffinch, brambling
Translations
pěnkava
pinzón vulgar
peippo
erdei pinty
bókfinka
bokfinkbokfinke
bofink

chaffinch

[ˈtʃæfɪntʃ] Npinzón m (vulgar)

chaffinch

[ˈtʃæfɪntʃ] npinson m

chaffinch

nBuchfink m

chaffinch

[ˈtʃæfɪntʃ] nfringuello
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We used the data for the 15 most commonly detected bird species, with at least 247,000 observed specimens each during 2006-2016, for further analyses: Eurasian blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus), common chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs), Eurasian magpie (Pica pica), European greenfinch (Chloris chloris), black redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros), great tit (Parus major), common blackbird, house sparrow (Passer domesticus), Eurasian tree sparrow (Passer montanus), common swift (Apus apus), common house martin (Delichon urbicum), carrion crow (Corvus corone), common wood pigeon (Columba palumbus), European robin (Erithacus rubecula), and common starling (Sturnus vulgaris).
5 pairs), Short-toed Tree creeper Certhia brachydactyla (32 pairs), Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius (21 pairs), and Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs (43.
Samples of common chaffinch songs were obtained from 16 different populations in the Atlantic islands, North Africa, and southern Europe.

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