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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Operation Bullfinch led to seven men being jailed for a total of 95 years for raping and prostituting girls.
The researchers investigated the cognitive processes that allow the bullfinch to continue singing the correct melody part when its human partner stops.
Other birds stolen included: a Siberian pied brown finch with a white beak and white spots; a red and white pied cock, a brown bullfinch hen, a goldfinch mule with a bright orange face, several bullfinch cocks, a native brown and black bullfinch, three brown Siberian bull-finches, four red split cock Siberian bullfinches, three goldfinches and a green canary.
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.
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.
New York, NY: Bullfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company, 2002.
photographs by David LaChapelle, Bullfinch Press Callaway, New York.
Thomas Bullfinch, a Boston businessman and son of a celebrated architect, assembled the great myths from Greek, Roman, Scandinavian, Celtic, and Oriental mythology and retold them for a wide readership.
BOSTON -- Archstone announced today that it will celebrate the revitalization of the Bullfinch Triangle with a grand opening event in honor of its newest downtown Boston community - Archstone Avenir.
Address : Panama City (Nedu), 321 Bullfinch Rd,Panama City, Florida 32407 United States
In that time I have had five species of butterfly, four species of moth, four species of bee, jays, dunnocks, robins, blackbirds, starlings, blue crest coal and long-tailed tits, wrens, house sparrows, goldfinch, bullfinch, siskin, bladicap and great crested woodpecker.
The collared doves and rock doves too Contribute to the hullabaloo, Then a flash of colour, lovely red, When the bullfinch shows his head.
a place where I remember seeing my first stunning male bullfinch as a child.
For herself, she chooses the bullfinch, but changes her mind to a "comical" puffin, while Packham - who Strachan worked with on kids' wildlife series The Really Wild Show in the Eighties and Nineties - takes the "dashing" sparrowhawk, who you "never see enough of".