genus Carduelis


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Noun1.genus Carduelis - in some classifications considered the type genus of a subfamily Carduelinae of the family Fringillidae: goldfinchesgenus Carduelis - in some classifications considered the type genus of a subfamily Carduelinae of the family Fringillidae: goldfinches; siskins; redpolls; linnets
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
Carduelis carduelis, goldfinch - small European finch having a crimson face and yellow-and-black wings
Carduelis cannabina, lintwhite, linnet - small Old World finch whose male has a red breast and forehead
Carduelis cucullata, red siskin - South American species of scarlet finch with black head and wings and tail
Carduelis flammea, redpoll - small siskin-like finch with a red crown and a rosy breast and rump
Carduelis hornemanni, redpoll - small siskin-like finch with a red crown