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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Radio Gold Mine site is 8 kilometres northwest of Bullfinch, 400 kilometres east of Perth and 40 kilometres north of Southern Cross, and within the Southern Cross Greenstone Belt in the Yilgarn Craton.
Operation Bullfinch led to seven men being jailed for a total of 95 years for raping and prostituting girls.
They also analyzed the accuracy of the bullfinch's choices and how a bird continues to sing after the human partner pauses.
Over the next three weeks the Springwatch cameras will be covering a new area of the reserve for the first time revealing the wet woodland, reed-bed, and rare bog areas of the reserve, to follow the lives of lapwing, redshank, teal, reed bunting, sedge warbler and, with luck, stonechat and bullfinch. And, unseasonable weather or not, Springwatch 2013 is actually kicking off an entire Summer Of Wildlife season - a whole flock of BBC programmes, showcase events and web content.
The specially-bred birds were worth a total of around PS8,500 and included an extremely rare white bullfinch with pink eyes and a white beak - it is believed there are only two of its kind in the world and it alone is thought to be worth PS1,000.
More than 100 officers took part in raids as Thames Valley Police executed warrants as part of an operation "Bullfinch".
Thames Valley Police are investigating the cases of 24 girls aged between 11 to 16, as part of an operation named 'Bullfinch'.
July 10, 1786 The inaugural running of the world's oldest two-year-old race, the July Stakes at Newmarket, was won by Bullfinch. Eclipse and Highflyer were so dominant as sires that the conditions required their offspring to carry a 3lb penalty.
In addition, Meteoric is drilling gold targets at Bullfinch and Jarbora Hill, WA and copper-gold targets at Warrego North and Barkly near Tennant Creek in the NT.
The Downtown Boston Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is located in the Bullfinch Triangle neighborhood of Boston, MA, directly across from the TD Banknorth Garden.
Bullfinch numbers have decreased by up to 30 per cent in recent years with many shipped abroad to countries such as Spain and Belgium where they sell well.
To date, I've had great spotted woodpecker, nuthatch, goldfinch, siskin and even a bullfinch on my bird table.
Sylvia Brett's childhood was bleak, with an archetypally distant father (who seemed to nurse a passion for his own son) and a nurse who beat her brother's pet bullfinch to death with a stick, but her adolescent flirtation with despair gave way to a determination to 'live flamingly and electrify the world'.
ONE of Britain's favourite songbirds, the bullfinch, is facing a battle for survival.
What to Drink with What You Eat (Bullfinch Press, October 2006, $35)