Sentence Examples


  • Thus, the linnet and partridge have failed to establish themselves in New Zealand.
  • The linnet begins to breed in April, the nest being generally placed in a bush at no great distance from the ground.
  • Birds of passage include the buzzard, kite, quail, wild fowl of various kinds, golden thrush, wagtail, linnet, finch and nightingale.
  • 3 This little bird, which is about the size of the linnet, has the head and back silvery blue, and the rest of the plumage chocolate red-brown.
  • Linnet), though without their slender figure, being indeed rather short and stout of build.