Cardueline



of or relating to the passerine subfamily Carduelinae, including the goldfinches, siskins, canaries and crossbills.
any bird of the subfamily Carduelinae.
Historical Examples

Only the ploceids and the cardueline finches in the present investigation fail to show such a division.
Myology and Serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae William B. Stallcup

He states further that the cardueline finches arise without disjunction from the tanagers.
Myology and Serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae William B. Stallcup

The muscle does not seem to be so well developed in the cardueline finches as it is in the other species.
Myology and Serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae William B. Stallcup

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