He is burningly jealous, equalling the chaffinch in fiery emulation.
OW curious is the structure of the nest of the Bullfinch or chaffinch!
A great-tit has a note very much like the "pink, pink" of a chaffinch, which he occasionally uses.
The chaffinch gave a light chirp, as if to recall him to his duty.
But aside from a chaffinch or so and a brown and white spotted calf tied to a tree, the grove was empty—blatantly empty.
This bird is about the size of a chaffinch, and was first killed by me on the Darling.
But aside from a chaffinch or so and a brown-and-white spotted calf tied to a tree, the grove was empty—blatantly empty.
When the chaffinch says "weet, weet," it is an infallible sign of rain.
The chaffinch is by far the most abundant bird of our fields and woods; and there is one good reason why it should be so.
It is said that it is easier to teach them to go and come than the chaffinch.