nBurion(Zoöl) The red-breasted house sparrow of California (Carpodacus frontalis); -- called also crimson-fronted bullfinch.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nburionA name of the house-finch, Carpodacus frontalis, an abundant and familiar fringilline bird of the southwestern United States, almost domesticated in the towns. It resembles the common purple finch, C. purpureus, but is smaller, with a stouter bill and more vivid crimson-red markings, which are restricted to definite areas on the head, back, and breast.
Burion's Parliamentary Diary, 393.
"Notes & Queries, Volume 2, May-December, 1850, Index" by Various