purple finch


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Noun1.purple finch - North American finch having a raspberry-red head and breast and rumppurple finch - North American finch having a raspberry-red head and breast and rump
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
Carpodacus, genus Carpodacus - house finches and purple finches
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Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus): Found across the state, the male is a dull rose-red.
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The winter finch roster also includes the pine siskin, purple finch, evening grosbeak, pine grosbeak, common redpoll and hoary redpoll -- all members of the finch family.
The Purple Finch restaurant should be opening soon at Woodbury Court, across from Macy's, and a Supercuts store is taking the vacant space in the small building in front of Stop & Shop.
Irruption or eruption, the phenomenon typically involves one or more of North America's "big eight" boreal seed-eaters: the common redpoll, pine siskin, purple finch, evening grosbeak, pine grosbeak, red crossbill, white-winged crossbill and red-breasted nuthatch.
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Also regularly seen are purple finches, mourning doves and certain types of sparrows.