Definition of Genus Pyrrhula

1. Noun. Bullfinches.

Exact synonyms: Pyrrhula
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Fringillidae, Fringillidae
Member holonyms: Bullfinch, Pyrrhula Pyrrhula

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pyrrhula

genus Pulex
genus Pulicaria
genus Pulsatilla
genus Punica
genus Pycnanthemum
genus Pygopus
genus Pygoscelis
genus Pylodictus
genus Pyracantha
genus Pyralis
genus Pyrausta
genus Pyrethrum
genus Pyrocephalus
genus Pyrola
genus Pyrophorus
genus Pyrrhula (current term)
genus Pyrrhuloxia
genus Pyrrosia
genus Pyrularia
genus Pyrus
genus Pythium
genus Python
genus Pyxidanthera
genus Quercus
genus Quiscalus
genus Rachycentron
genus Radiigera
genus Radyera

Literary usage of Genus Pyrrhula

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"... region south at least to Sitka; winters along the coast south to British Columbia. [genus Pyrrhula BRISSON. Pyrrhula BRISSON, Orn., III, 1760, 308. ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"... the egg said to be darker in colour than that of the last-named bird. THE BULLFINCHES. genus Pyrrhula. Pyrrhula, Briss., Orn., iii., p. 308 (1760). ..."

3. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"... irregularly to the Northern United States. South in the Rocky Mountains to Colorado, and in the Sierra Nevada to California. genus Pyrrhula ..."

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