Translation of greenfinch in Spanish:

greenfinch

verderón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɡriːnfɪn(t)ʃ//ˈɡrinfɪn(t)ʃ/

noun

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    verderón masculine
    • Outside the breeding season you will always find greenfinches in small flocks.
    • Birds will be roosting in your Leylandii hedge - especially greenfinches which prefer to roost in conifer.
    • In the mid 1960s deaths from salmonellosis were reported in greenfinches and house sparrows feeding at bird tables in gardens.
    • Two or more greenfinches will fly some distance to the garden shrub Daphne mezereum L., usually in June, to devour every one of its hundreds of large seeds.
    • The numbers of greenfinches have increased over the years, but so have the primroses!