rosy-finch

rosy finch

noun
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

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rosy finch
 
n
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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