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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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Habitat preferences and breeding biology of Common Redpoll [Carduelis flammea] and Arctic Redpoll [C.
Redpoll (Acanthisfla- mmealhornemami) Blackpoll Warbler One on 25 June 1993.
He will remain in custody and will also reappear at Warrington Crown Court - at a date yet to be confirmed - alongside co-defendants Sindy Hope, 59, of Castle Rise, Runcorn, and Paul Holman, 33, of Redpoll Grove, Halewood, to respond to charges of illegal money lending.
The observatory also ringed a Northwestern redpoll this week, potentially the first for the island.
The common names of the 38 bird species listed (from top to bottom) are European robin, thrush nightingale, bluethroat, song thrush, redwing thrush, blackbird, fieldfare, starling, dunnock, tree pipit, skylark, chaffinch, redpoll, siskin, bull finch, green finch, linnet, scarlet rosefinch, reed bunting, wren, marsh warbler, sparrow hawk, red-backed shrike, great spotted woodpecker, icterine warbler, blackcap, garden warbler, lesser whitethroat, barred warbler, wood warbler, willow warbler, goldcrest, great tit, blue tit, tree creeper, redstart, whitethroat, and reed warbler.
This is my list, verified in all instances by my husband: house sparrow, hedge sparrow, blackbird, mistle thrush (no song thrush), starling, wren, robin, nuthatch, tree creeper, great spotted woodpecker, tawny owl, sparrow hawk, green woodpecker, blue tit, great tit, long tailed tit, coal tit, green finch, chaffinch, gold finch, bull finch, pied wagtail, redpoll, blackcap, wood pigeon, collared dove, Canada goose, mallard duck, swift, swallow, house martin, herring gull, lesser blackbacked gull, black headed gull, heron, gold crest, magpie, jay, crow, jackdaw, redwing, field fare.
The population of two species - the tree sparrow and lesser redpoll - plummeted by 94 per cent.
Chicago Botanic Garden yielded least bittern, upland sandpiper and hoary redpoll.
A couple of Firecrests, Lapland Bunting, Ring Ouzel and Mealy Redpoll were also on the Great Orme, while birders on Bardsey recorded a Black Redstart and late Osprey.
David Evans, from Redpoll Grove, Halewood, was climbing with pal James Brownhill, from Sheffield, on July 1 this year when tragedy struck.
A remarkable 300 redpolls were recorded; although identification is notoriously complex, one is suspected to be a large Greenland redpoll and another a Coue's arctic.
The first Arctic Redpoll record in the UK was in Durham in 1855.