Definition of greenfinch in English:

greenfinch

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Pronunciation: /ˈgriːnfɪn(t)ʃ
 
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noun

  • A Eurasian finch with green and yellow plumage.
    • Genus Carduelis, family Fringillidae: three species, in particular the common C. chloris of Europe and the Middle East
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    • Birds will be roosting in your Leylandii hedge - especially greenfinches which prefer to roost in conifer.
    • The numbers of greenfinches have increased over the years, but so have the primroses!
    • In the mid 1960s deaths from salmonellosis were reported in greenfinches and house sparrows feeding at bird tables in gardens.

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