Definition of Genus Pyrrhula
1. Noun. Bullfinches.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Fringillidae, Fringillidae
Member holonyms: Bullfinch, Pyrrhula Pyrrhula
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pyrrhula
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 ..."