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Noun1.Spinus - in some classifications considered a subgenus of Carduelis: siskins and New World goldfinchesSpinus - in some classifications considered a subgenus of Carduelis: siskins and New World goldfinches
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
goldfinch, New World goldfinch, Spinus tristis, yellowbird - American finch whose male has yellow body plumage in summer
pine finch, pine siskin, Spinus pinus - small finch of North American coniferous forests
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The female Pitcairn Angel (Genicanthus spinus) is exceedingly rare, and is certainly one of the only, and possibly the first-ever, in trade.
One species was recorded only in mixed oak-pine forests (Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus; at one point count), six species were found only in oak woodlands and 17 species were found only in pine woodlands (Table I).
The four Swiss accounts from 1968 were closed in February 1970 and the funds transferred to a 'Xandy Foundation' that later grew and morphed into foundations under the names Wintrop, Charis, Scolari, Valamo, Spinus, all of which ended up in a consolidated account known as the Avertina Foundation.
Clinical and subclinical toxoplasmosis have been observed in pigeons and other avian species like Passeriformes including canaries (Serinus canarius), greenfinches (Carduelis chloris), goldfinches (Carduelis carduelis), sirkins (Carduelis spinus), Linnets (Carduelis cannabina), bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula), Hawaiian crow (Corvus hawaiiensis), satin bowerbirds (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus), regent bowerbirds (Sericulus chrysocephalus), and red-whiskered bulbuls (Pycnonotus jocosus) [6].
Similarly, Mateos-Gonzales and Senar (2012) found in siskins (Carduelis spinus) with larger and darker bib coloration, latency to approach a novel object was reduced.
The most numerous species were yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) (10.7 % of all individuals), fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) (9.4 %), great tit (Parus major) (6.3 %), house sparrow (Passer domesticus) (5.5 %) and Eurasian siskin (Carduelis spinus) (5.1 %).
For both of these birds, as well as goldfinches, (Spinus tristis), purple finches, (Car-podacus purpureus) and many sparrows (Pas-seridae), the scrub provides the necessary type of roosting and nesting site.
(2007) que reporta una riqueza de especies de aves de 241 para Tlaxcala, de la riqueza total de especies reportadas en este estudio, 14 son adiciones para el listado de aves de Tlaxcala (anteriormente citadas por Ramirez-Albores 2012), ya que no habian sido reportadas (Ardea alba, Buteo swainsoni, Atthis Heloisa, Corvus corax, Baeolophus wollweberi, Setophaga fusca, Cardellina rufifrons, Pooecetes gramineus y Ammodramus savannarum) y algunas representan ampliaciones en su distribucion (Trogon mexicanus, Lepidocolaptes leucogaster, Mitrephanes phaeocercus, Arremon viretriceps y Spinus notatus).