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  • n  United States architect who designed the Capitol Building in Washington which served as a model for state capitols throughout the United States (1763-1844)
  • n  common European finch mostly black and white with red throat and breast

  • Shortly after Repeal Julius Kessler returned to Manhattan with his bull terrier Roxy and his bullfinch Dickie, there passed his 80th birthday.
  • The bullfinch, first on the program, was obviously stagestruck.
  • You might like to know that the bird in the background of the Evtushenko cover is a bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula).
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  • Songbirds turn on and tune up
    Bullfinches learn from human teachers to sing melodies accurately, according to a new study. The analysis of human melody singing in bullfinches gives insights into the songbirds' brain processes.
    June 26, 2013 - Science Daily

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