Bullfinch

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United States architect who designed the Capitol Building in Washington which served as a model for state capitols throughout the United States (1763-1844)

common European finch mostly black and white with red throat and breast

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Independent appearance of an innovative feeding behaviour in Antillean bullfinches.
The songs of free-living bullfinches are soft and contain syllables that are similar to the whistled notes of human melodies.
I probably see nine out of 10 bullfinches because I hear them first.
Between the two houses, they revovered more than 50 birds - chaffinches, goldfinches, bullfinches and others.
More than 100 birds, including green finches and bullfinches, were found in small show cages when detectives raided a pub on Saturday.
More than 100 birds, including bullfinches and greenfinches, were found in a raid on The Fountain pub in Bethnal Green, London.
But linnets, bullfinches, siskin, redpoll and yellow hammer are also at risk.
Jumping well over a selection of obstacles including stone walls, large water jumps and bullfinches, Prolute still held a narrow lead at the final fence, but he was then outspeeded by Matinee Lover, who went on to score by an easy eight lengths.
Much like the Puerto Rican Bullfinch, the other three species of bullfinches are poorly studied.
Numbers of house sparrows has also dropped by 16% compared to 2012, while bullfinches and dunnocks fell by 24% and 14% respectively.
But the icy weather meant more sightings of fieldfares, redwings and bullfinches as they headed in from the countryside in search of food.
anemone, narcissus, The weather did result in more sightings of other birds like fieldfares, redwings, blackcaps, bullfinches and yellowhammers.
The weather was also responsible for many more sightings of countryside birds like fieldfares, bullfinches and yellowhammers in gardens.
But the survey taken over the past 14 years found continuing concern about fewer starlings, cuckoos, bullfinches and yellowhammers.
Net blackcurrants against bullfinches which eat the buds.