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Common name for small PASSERIFORMES in the family Fringillidae. They have a short stout bill (BEAK) adapted for crushing SEEDS. Some species of Old World finches are called CANARIES.

Year introduced: 2005

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Tree Number(s): B01.050.150.900.248.620.750.250

MeSH Unique ID: D046369

Registry Number: txid9133

Entry Terms:

  • Finch

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