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red·poll

 (rĕd′pōl′)
n.
Any of several small finches of the genus Acanthis of northern North America and Eurasia, especially A. flammea, having a red crown and black chin.

redpoll

(ˈrɛdˌpɒl)
n
(Animals) either of two widely distributed finches, Acanthis flammea or A. hornemanni (arctic redpoll or hoary redpoll), having a greyish-brown plumage with a red crown and pink breast

red•poll

(ˈrɛdˌpoʊl)

n.
either of two finches, Carduelis flammea or C. hornemanni, of N North America and Eurasia, having streaked brown plumage with a crimson crown patch.
[1730–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.redpoll - small siskin-like finch with a red crownredpoll - small siskin-like finch with a red crown
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
2.redpoll - small siskin-like finch with a red crown and a rosy breast and rump
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
Translations
gråsisik
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Then I became aware of much rarer birds on the feeders such as marsh tit, lesser redpoll and siskin.
Redpoll Females and winter males have a streaked head.
The area surrounding the WMA attracts wintertime bird species such as red crossbill, white-winged crossbill, common redpoll, and pine siskin.
"They used to come swooping down and snatch a sparrow or redpoll quite regularly.
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Boag, "Mitochondrial DNA homogeneity in the phenotypically diverse redpoll finch complex (Aves: Carduelinae: Carduelis flammea-hornemanni)" Evolution, vol.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) confirmed that Salmonellosis, an infection with the bacteria Salmonella, has been the cause for mortality in common redpoll birds throughout the state during the last few months.
redpoll, siskin, shrike were touching on the hazel tree;
Since 2010, Welsh Mountain Ponies have grazed the heathland, which is a favourite area for the endangered nightjar as well as other rare birds like the tree pipit, brambling and redpoll.