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painted bunting


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small finch (Passerina ciris) of the southern United States and Mexico, the male of which has brilliant multicolored plumage. Also called nonpareil.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A brightly colored finch (Passerina ciris) of the southern part of the United States
  • n. Smith's longspur, Calcarius pictus.


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