Definitions

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  • n. A small, colourful passerine estrildid bird.

Etymologies

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parrot +‎ finch

Examples

  • The Vanuatu scrubfowl (Megapodius layardi), Santa Cruz ground-dove (Gallicolumba sanctaecrucis), Vanuatu imperial-pigeon (Ducula bakeri), chestnut-bellied kingfisher (Todirhampus farquhari), royal parrotfinch (Erythrura regia), and Santo Mountain starling (Aplonis santovestris) are all considered vulnerable.

    Vanuatu rain forests

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