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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Fringillidae.
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They were the brown-capped rosy finches, called scientifically _Leucosticte australis_.
There are in North America four other species of the genus Leucosticte; the Aleutian, whose habitat is the Aleutian and Prybilof islands and east as far as the island of Kadiak; the gray-crowned, which breeds in
Among the Indians of Montana the usual name for a child for the first year or two, before a permanent name is bought of the medicine man, is ` ` Mai, Tsä Barkea-Tsäcareash, '' which is a word applied to a spirit, and also to the gray-crowned finch (Leucosticte tephrocotis), into which bird young children are believed to enter on their death.
| When Charlie Wilks went turkey hunting Saturday, he didn't get to see the big By Bill Fenimore Special to The TribuneUpdated: 04/05/2010 02: 07: 56 PM MDT Black rosy-finch Leucosticte atrata One
By Bill Fenimore Special to The TribuneUpdated: 04/05/2010 02: 07: 56 PM MDT Black rosy-finch Leucosticte atrata One