red siskin


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Noun1.red siskin - South American species of scarlet finch with black head and wings and tail
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
Carduelis, genus Carduelis - in some classifications considered the type genus of a subfamily Carduelinae of the family Fringillidae: goldfinches; siskins; redpolls; linnets
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These were the result of crossing many generations of the common yellow canaries with the red siskin from South America.
The pair ultimately by interbreeding a canary with a red siskin and repeatedly crossbreeding subsequent generations.