What are finches?

Some articles on finches:

List Of Birds Of Ontario - Finches
... Finches are small to moderately large seed-eating passerine birds with a strong beak, usually conical and in some species very large ... Finches have a bouncing flight, alternating bouts of flapping with gliding on closed wings, and most sing well ...
List Of Birds Of Iowa - Fringilline Finches, Cardueline Finches, and Allies
... Finches are seed-eating passerine birds, that are small to moderately large and have a strong beak, usually conical and in some species very large ...
List Of Birds Of Grenada - Fringilline Finches, Cardueline Finches, and Allies
... Finches are seed-eating passerine birds, that are small to moderately large and have a strong beak, usually conical and in some species very large ...
Small Ground Finch - Taxonomy and Systematics
... The Small Ground Finch is one of Darwin's finches, a group of closely related birds which evolved on the Galápagos Islands ... specimens, agreed, placing it in the genus Fringilla with the Old World finches ... his mind, moving this and five other species into the new genus Geospiza — still a genus of finches, but distinct from those of the Old World ...
Geospizini - Polymorphism in Darwin's Finches
... trips to the Galápagos for about thirty years, particularly studying Darwin's finches ... interesting dimorphism is for the bills of young finches, which are either 'pink' or 'yellow' ... All species of Darwin's finches exhibit this morphism, which lasts for two months ...