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bullfinches Sentence Examples

  • Nests of this species were found in 1821 by Johana Wilhelm Zetterstedt near Juckasj,rwi in Swedish Lapland, but little was known concerning its nidification until 1855, when John Wolley, after two years' ineffectual search, succeeded in obtaining near the Finnish village Muonioniska, on the Swedish frontier, well-authenticated specimens with the eggs, both of which are like exaggerated bullfinches'.

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  • The mountain-finches may be regarded as pointing first to the rock-sparrows (Petronia) and then to the true sparrows (Passer); while the grosbeaks pass into many varied forms and throw out a very well marked form - the bullfinches (Pyrrhula).

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  • Of the Bullfinches the best known is the familiar bird (Pyrrhula 1 About 200 species of these have been described, and perhaps 150 may really exist.

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  • Net crops to reduce pigeon damage and to keep bullfinches off fruit buds.

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  • The 2nd was dull and drizzly but I spotted some bullfinches in one of the wild areas of the garden.

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  • We set off on some walks along the forest trails and a little later we heard two bullfinches calling.

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  • We saw many more bullfinches as well as at least three Grenada Flycatchers and another Bare-eyed Thrush.

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  • Bullfinches remain conspicuous, with some birds calling high overhead.

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  • Nests of this species were found in 1821 by Johana Wilhelm Zetterstedt near Juckasj,rwi in Swedish Lapland, but little was known concerning its nidification until 1855, when John Wolley, after two years' ineffectual search, succeeded in obtaining near the Finnish village Muonioniska, on the Swedish frontier, well-authenticated specimens with the eggs, both of which are like exaggerated bullfinches'.

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  • The mountain-finches may be regarded as pointing first to the rock-sparrows (Petronia) and then to the true sparrows (Passer); while the grosbeaks pass into many varied forms and throw out a very well marked form - the bullfinches (Pyrrhula).

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  • Of the Bullfinches the best known is the familiar bird (Pyrrhula 1 About 200 species of these have been described, and perhaps 150 may really exist.

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