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 […]

Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Carduelis chloris | [UK] Greenfinch | [FR] Verdier commun | [DE] Grunling | [ES] Verderon Comun | [NL] Groenling Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Medium-sized, robust, plump and noticeably short-tailed finch, with stout conical bill. Male olive-green and yellow, […]

Serin (Serinus serinus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Serinus serinus | [UK] Serin | [FR] Serin cini | [DE] Girlitz | [ES] Verdecillo | [NL] Europese Kanarie Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Smaller than other west Palearctic serins but with proportionately long wings and deeply forked tail. […]

Evening Grosbeak (Hesperiphona vespertina)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Hesperiphona vespertina | [UK] Evening Grosbeak | [FR] Gros-bec errant | [DE] Abend-Kernbeisser | [ES] Picogordo Vespertino | [NL] Avonddikbek Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Hesperiphona vespertina NA, MA Canada to sw Mexico Hesperiphona vespertina brooksi Hesperiphona vespertina montana Hesperiphona vespertina […]