This variety is smaller than the last and is considerably darker but still retains the white rump of the Greenland redpoll.
In notes and general habits the redpoll resembles the Goldfinch.
Hoary redpoll (exilipes), smaller and darker, but still lighter than the redpoll; winters south to Massachusetts.
I hear a purple finch, too, and the feeble lisp of the redpoll.
Holbœll's redpoll (A. holbœlli) is a slightly larger race, with a longer, more slender bill.
Among the species which thus modify their habits are the red crossbill, the redpoll, the Lapland longspur, and the snowy owl.
redpoll laughed at his own joke, but Peter didn't see the joke at all.
Satisfactory identification of these races of the redpoll can be made only by expert examination of specimens.
One redpoll was taken in a trap at Umiat on August 30, 1951.
The field student, however, may call any redpoll he sees the Common redpoll with the chances of being right largely in his favor.