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A longtime Murdoch loyalist and former News Corp. general counsel, Siskin has been a director at the company for 20 years.
But for the yellow plumage and larger size of the Siskin, they might well be mistaken one for the other.British Birds in their Haunts|Rev. C. A. Johns
Siskin, sis′kin, n. a genus of perching birds belonging to the family Fringillid, the true finches.
The Siskin belongs in the group of winter visitants whose coming cannot be foretold.What Bird is That?|Frank M. Chapman
A siskin, that was dying of atrophy, had nothing but water-cresses for three days following, and on the fourth he sung.
In its plumage this bird resembles the linnet; but in its actions and shape it more resembles the siskin.