Sentence Examples with the word linnet

The linnet begins to breed in April, the nest being generally placed in a bush at no great distance from the ground.

Thus, the linnet and partridge have failed to establish themselves in New Zealand.

As these waste places have been gradually brought under the plough, in England and Scotland particularly, the haunts and means of subsistence of the linnet have been curtailed, and hence its numbers have undergone a very visible diminution throughout Great Britain.