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2013-06-26 16:57:17

Bullfinches learn from human teachers to sing melodies accurately.


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2008-05-16 14:44:42

The Scarlet Finch (Haematospiza sipahi), is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is temperate forests.

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2008-05-16 12:48:18

The Eurasian Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula), also known as the Common Bullfinch, is a passerine bird species in the finch family Fringillidae. This bird breeds across Europe and temperate Asia. It is mainly resident, but many northern birds migrate further south in the winter. Breeding habitat is mixed woodland with some conifers, including parkland and gardens. The Eurasian Bullfinch is a bulky bull-headed bird. The upper parts are gray. The cap, face, flight feathers and short thick bill...

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2008-05-16 12:46:42

The Red-headed Bullfinch (Pyrrhula erythrocephala), is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2008-05-16 12:41:52

The Brown Bullfinch (Pyrrhula nipalensis), is a species in the family Fringillidae. It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountainous regions. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2006-11-11 16:43:56

The Pyrrhuloxia, Cardinalis sinuatus, is a medium-sized bird in the same genus as the Northern Cardinal and the Vermilion Cardinal. It is primarily a resident of Mexico, but can be found in the southern parts of the U.S. states of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. Its name, pyrrhula, meaning crossbill, and loxia, meaning flame-colored, comes from the Latin term describing the shape of its bill and color of its body. It has been suggested before that a more appropriate name would be the...

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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