grass finch

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Noun1.Grass finch - usually brightly-colored Australian weaverbirdsgrass finch - usually brightly-colored Australian weaverbirds; often kept as cage birds
weaver finch, weaverbird, weaver - finch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests
genus Poephila, Poephila - grassfinches
Poephila castanotis, zebra finch - small Australian weaverbird with markings like a zebra's
2.Grass finch - common North American finch noted for its evening songgrass finch - common North American finch noted for its evening song
New World sparrow - sparrow-like North American finches
genus Pooecetes, Pooecetes - a genus of Fringillidae
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Seen here are Gouldian Finch, Hecks Grass Finch and Crested Society.
The 214 species examined by the researchers comprised diverse groups including toucans, African barbets and tinkerbirds, Australian parrots, grass finches, Canadian gamebirds, penguins, gulls and terns.