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Related to Redpole: Mealy Redpoll, Common Redpoll


n.1.(Zool.) Same as Redpoll.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Ernest Green, 93, and Robert Barnett, 93, were on HMS Redpole when it sailed to Juno Beach on June 6, 1944.
Ernest Green and Robert Barnett were on HMS Redpole when it sailed to Juno Beach on June 6, 1944.
And look; he just did a one-handed twirl around the next branch and almost nailed a common redpole in mid-air before doing a two-and-a-half-gainer to land on the wrought iron railing.
"The volunteers found grasshopper warbler, lesser redpole, chough and kingfisher.
His diplomatic and management skills were picked out as being the main reasons for his award as well as his long service on vessels HMS Bristol, HMS Bronington, HMS Brazen, HMS Scylla and then, from 1986, as commanding officer of HMS Redpole.
Later on at 17 I went into the navy and I was drafted to a ship, the Redpole, which was a sloop with officers who in peace time had been skippers of fishing boats from such places as Plymouth, Liverpool and Brixham.
Many of the captured birds - linnets, redpole, bullfinch - are already endangered from intensive farming.
Mr Barclay served 38 years in the Royal Navy and RNR, including HMS Redpole, sister to HMS Whimbrel, the subject of our preservation campaign to save the last Battle of the Atlantic warship.
"VILLIAM may lure his Irish larks, and redpoles, tits, and finches, Good British birds vill do for me.