American goldfinch


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  • American Goldfinch — ] If a female accepts the male as a mate, the pair will fly in wide circles, as the male warbles throughout the flight.Once a male has found a mate, he selects a territory, marking the boundaries by warbling as he flies from perch to perch. After …   Wikipedia

  • American goldfinch — amerikinis alksninukas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Carduelis tristis; Spinus tristis angl. American goldfinch vok. Goldzeisig, m; Trauerzeisig, m rus. американский чиж, m pranc. chardonneret jaune, m ryšiai: platesnis …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Goldfinch — may refer to any of the following species of bird from the genus Carduelis * American Goldfinch, Carduelis tristis * Lesser Goldfinch, Carduelis psaltria * Lawrence s Goldfinch, Carduelis lawrencei * European Goldfinch, Carduelis carduelis …   Wikipedia

  • goldfinch — /gohld finch /, n. 1. a European finch, Carduelis carduelis, having a crimson face and wings marked with yellow. 2. any of certain related American finches of the genus Carduelis, as C. tristis, the male of which has yellow body plumage in the… …   Universalium

  • goldfinch — noun A small passerine bird of the finch family; the European goldfinch, Carduelis carduelis, the American goldfinch, Carduelis tristis, Lawrences Goldfinch, Carduelis lawrencei, or the lesser goldfinch, Carduelis psaltria …   Wiktionary

  • goldfinch — noun a brightly coloured finch with yellow feathers in the plumage. [Carduelis carduelis (Eurasia), C. tristis (American goldfinch), and related species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Goldfinch — Gold finch , n. [AS. goldfinc. See {Gold}, and {Finch}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A beautiful bright colored European finch ({Carduelis elegans}). The name refers to the large patch of yellow on the wings. The front of the head and throat are bright red;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goldfinch — [gōld′finch΄] n. [ME < OE goldfinc: see GOLD & FINCH] any of various yellow and black finches; esp., a Eurasian songbird (Carduelis carduelis) or an American species ( C. tristis) …   English World dictionary

  • goldfinch — noun Date: before 12th century 1. a small Palearctic finch (Carduelis carduelis of the family Fringillidae) with a red, white, and black head and yellow and black wings 2. any of three small related American finches (genus Carduelis, especially C …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • goldfinch — gold•finch [[t]ˈgoʊldˌfɪntʃ[/t]] n. 1) orn any of several New World finches of the genus Carduelis, esp. the widespread North American species C. tristis, the male of which has yellow body plumage in the summer 2) orn a related Old World finch,… …   From formal English to slang

  • goldfinch — /ˈgoʊldfɪntʃ / (say gohldfinch) noun 1. a small fringilline songbird, Carduelis carduelis, of Eurasia and northern Africa, having a crimson face and wings marked with yellow, introduced into south eastern mainland Australia where it has expanded… …   Australian English dictionary

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