- (Zoology)(American bird) tomaguín (masculine)(European bird) hortelano (masculine)Example sentences
- Longspurs, buntings, towhees and seedeaters are the groups within Emberizidae that most often show sexual dimorphism.
- In winter, our resident population is increased by large numbers of birds from the Continent, forming flocks on farmland, often with other finches, buntings and sparrows.
- In winter, found also in fields and even gardens, feeding with other buntings and finches.
- This area is a haven in the fall for all sorts of birds, including blue grosbeaks, indigo buntings and an array of sparrows.
- A few lucky people from in our area find indigo buntings - small, very bright blue birds that are not numerous in our area - are regular visitors at their feeders.
- Payne and Payne found no evidence that indigo buntings had an inherited tendency to disperse, but migratory direction seems to be innate for juveniles.
- 1 (fabric)(especially American English) (tela usada para la confección de banderas)Example sentences
- To the accompaniment of much laughter and fun, many yards of bunting were made from pieces of left-over fabric and torn sheeting.
- When I was a kid in the mid-1940s, can't remember the exact date but it was the year I had measles, we put up brightly-printed linen bunting for our street party in celebration of VE day.
- On festive occasions the streets fluttered with red, white, and blue bunting, the colours of the tricolour flag adopted by the French Nation in 1789.
- 2 (little flags)(British English)
banderitas (feminine plural)Example sentences
- Club colours and banners bristled from every corner as bunting and flags adorned the spectators and the ground alike.
- He thanked all those who had decorated their premises with flags and bunting, and had a special word of praise for the residents of McHale Road for entering into the spirit of the parade.
- It would be greatly appreciated if businesses would support in decorating their premises with flags, bunting or whatever they wish to add to the atmosphere.
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