Chaffinch sentence example

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  • The chaffinch breeds early in the season, and its song may often be heard in February.
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  • On the continent of Europe the chaffinch is a favourite song-bird, especially in Germany, where great attention is paid to its training.
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  • After the walk we headed for Chorros de Espina and found two chaffinch.
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  • This male chaffinch was waiting for his turn at the bird feeder.
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  • There are also two species of owl, three species of sea-mew, the stockdove, quail, raven, magpie, chaffinch, goldfinch, blackcap, canary, titmouse, blackbird, house-swallow, &c. As to the insects, mention may be made of a species of gnat or mosquito which is sometimes troublesome, especially to strangers.
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  • The tit family, chaffinch, blackbird, and thrush are other common birds.
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  • In spring the chaffinch is destructive to early flowers, and to young radishes and turnips just as they appear above the surface; in summer, however, it feeds principally on insects and their larvae, while in autumn and winter its food consists of grain and other seeds.
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  • This bird is still more beautifully coloured than the chaffinch - especially in summer, when, the brown edges of the feathers being shed, it presents a rich combination of black, white and orange.
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  • A female chaffinch was seen once at the weekend on the ground in the garden, she has not been seen at the feeders.
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  • In coloration it bears some resemblance to a chaffinch, but its much larger size and enormous beak make it easily recognizable, while on closer inspection the singular bull-hook form of some of its wing-feathers will be found to be very remarkable.
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