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rosy finch

noun
1.
any of several finches of the genus Leucosticte, of Asia and western North America, having dark brown plumage with a pinkish wash on the wings and rump.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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  • Species found in this habitat include gray-crowned rosy finch, pika and golden mantled ground squirrel.
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rosy finch

noun
1.
any of several finches of the genus Leucosticte, occurring in mountainous regions of North America and Asia. They have brown or grey plumage with pink patches on the wings, rump, and tail
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