Tag: Finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers

Hispaniolan Crossbill (Loxia megaplaga)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Loxia megaplaga | [UK] Hispaniolan Crossbill | [FR] Bec-croise d’Hispaniola | [DE] Hispaniolakreuzschnabel | [ES] Piquituerto de la Espanola | [NL] Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Pyrrhula megaplaga Loxia megaplaga NA Hispaniola Physical charateristics Medium-sized finch with distinctive crossed mandibles and […]

Arctic Redpoll (Carduelis hornemanni)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Carduelis hornemanni | [UK] Arctic Redpoll | [FR] | [DE] Polarbirkenzeisig | [ES] | [NL] Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Physical charateristics Size varies considerably: main Holarctic race exilipes similar to north Eurasian and North American race of Redpoll but often looking plumper, particularly around neck; Baffin Island and […]

House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Carpodacus mexicanus | [UK] House Finch | [FR] Roselin de Mexique | [DE] Hausgimpel | [ES] Gorrion domestico | [NL] Mexicaanse Roodmus Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Carpodacus mexicanus NA, MA Canada Carpodacus mexicanus amplus Carpodacus mexicanus centralis Carpodacus mexicanus clementis […]

Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Carpodacus purpureus | [UK] Purple Finch | [FR] Roselin Pourpre | [DE] Purpurgimpel | [ES] Gorrion purpureo | [NL] Amerikaanse Roodmus Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Carpodacus purpureus NA n, w, also nw Mexico Carpodacus purpureus californicus Carpodacus purpureus purpureus Physical […]

White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Loxia leucoptera | [UK] White-winged Crossbill | [FR] Bec-croise bifascie | [DE] Binden-Kreuzschnabel | [ES] Piquituerto Franjeado | [NL] Witbandkruisbek Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics White-winged Crossbills are finches with highly specialized, crossed bills and long, pointed wings. Male […]

American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Carduelis tristis | [UK] American Goldfinch | [FR] Chardonneret jaune | [DE] Goldzeisig | [ES] Dominiquito Canario | [NL] Goudsijs Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Carduelis tristis NA, MA Canada to Mexico Carduelis tristis jewetti Carduelis tristis pallida Carduelis tristis salicamans […]

Black Rosy Finch (Leucosticte atrata)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Leucosticte atrata | [UK] Black Rosy Finch | [FR] Roselin noir | [DE] Rosenbauch-Schneegimpel | [ES] Pinzon Montano Negro | [NL] Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Rosy-Finches are sparrow-sized birds of the high snowfields; they walk, not hop. Taxonomists have recently been lumping and splitting the various races […]