Examples from the Web for linnet
The melody of singing birds ranks as follows: The nightingale first, then the linnet, titlark, sky lark and wood lark.
Eagle had flown higher than all the rest, and had carried Linnet on his back.
A blackbird conversed with a family of wrens about it, and a linnet endorsed their view, that Lizarann was certainly coming back.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
She turned for confirmation to Linnet and Matthew Henry, and they both nodded.Major Vigoureux|A. T. Quiller-Couch
Sir, he had heard something of the fabulous tale of the wren sitting upon the eagle's wing, and he had applied it to a linnet.Life of Johnson|James Boswell