rosy finch

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rosy finch

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(Animals) any of several finches of the genus Leucosticte, occurring in mountainous regions of North America and Asia. They have brown or grey plumage with pink patches on the wings, rump, and tail
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House finches, rosy finches, English sparrows, Eastern and Western bluebirds and that ever-growing category, "linnets" - which seems to most people to include any small bird that can't be easily identified - can't get a whole grape in their beaks.