American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several small finches of the genus Carduelis of northern North America and Eurasia, especially C. flammea, having a red crown and black chin.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small fringilline bird of the genus Ægiothus (or Acanthis), the male of which has a crimson poll, a rosy-red breast, and the plumage streaked with flaxen and dusky brown and white. The bill is small, conic-acute, with a nasal ruff; the wings are pointed; the tail is emarginate. Several species inhabit the arctic and north temperate regions of Europe, Asia, and America. The common redpoll is Æ. linaria; the mealy redpoll is Æ. canescens; the American mealy redpoll is Æ. exilipes.
- n. The red-polled warbler, or palm-warbler, of North America, Dendrœca palmarum, having a chestnut-red poll: more fully called yellow redpoll. See palm-warbler.
- n. plural A modern breed of hornless cattle, originating in Norfolk and Suffolk, of good size, round, smooth, and small-boned. They are more highly prized as beef cattle than for dairy purposes. As indicated by the name the general color is red, but the bushy part of the tail and parts of the udder may be white. See
- n. Any of various finches in the genus Carduelis, which have characteristic red markings on their heads.
- n. A redhead.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Any one of several species of small northern finches of the genus Acanthis (formerly Ægiothus), native of Europe and America. The adults have the crown red or rosy. The male of the most common species (Acanthis linarius) has also the breast and rump rosy. Called also
redpoll linnet. See Illust.under linnet.
- n. The common European linnet.
- n. The American redpoll warbler (Dendroica palmarum).
- n. small siskin-like finch with a red crown
- n. small siskin-like finch with a red crown and a rosy breast and rump
- red + poll (Wiktionary)
“I will likely not even get redpoll at my own feeders at this point.”
“Birds residing in the tundra throughout the year are very few and include species such as Arctic redpoll (Carduelis hornemanni), willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus), ptarmigan, raven, gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), and snowy owl (Nyctea scandiaca).”
“EDIT: We also have at least one redpoll thrown into the mix.”
“We also have a redpoll storm outside, that major flock of 100+/- birds.”
“Our redpoll outliers still show up for thistle seeds -- at least two birds, one with pink front and one without, but not a pair as we rarely see them at the same time.”
“We've had some pine siskins, which may have been absent for the last few weeks or just masked by the seething masses of redpoll feathers.”
“In other news, no redpoll sightings yesterday either.”
“No native passerine have been recorded, but redpoll (Acanthis flammea) and common starling (Sturnus vulgaris) are both widespread and common.”
“Large concentrations of seabirds congregate in the warmer coastal margins, including the northern fulmar, thick-billed murres, black-legged kitiwakes, common ringed plover, hoary redpoll and snow bunting.”
“Land birds are fewer and also typical for the area, they include: Canada goose Branta Canadensis, wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe, snow bunting Plectrophenax nivalis, Lapland bunting, Calcarius lapponicus, redpoll Carduelis rostrata, and raven Corvus corax.”
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