Finch vs Weaverbird - What's the difference?

finch | weaverbird |


As nouns the difference between finch and weaverbird

is that finch is any bird of the family fringillidae, seed-eating passerine birds, native chiefly to the northern hemisphere and usually having a conical beak while weaverbird is any of various old world passerine birds, resembling finches, that build complex, communal nests.

As a verb finch

is to hunt for finches, to go finching.

finch

English

(wikipedia finch)

Noun

(es)
  • Any bird of the family Fringillidae, seed-eating passerine birds, native chiefly to the Northern Hemisphere and usually having a conical beak.
  • Derived terms

    * bullfinch * chaffinch * * * goldfinch * * greenfinch * hawfinch * * * * rosefinch * * *

    See also

    * brambling * canary * crossbill * redpoll * serin * siskin

    Verb

    (es)
  • To hunt for finches, to go finching.
  • weaverbird

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia weaverbird) (en noun)
  • any of various Old World passerine birds, resembling finches, that build complex, communal nests
  • Synonyms

    * weaver * estrildid finch * weaver finch