Tag: Finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers

Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Carduelis carduelis | [UK] Goldfinch | [FR] Chardonneret eleganz | [DE] Stieglitz | [ES] Jilguero Europeo | [NL] Putter Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Small, delicate, beautifully marked finch, with noticeably pointed bill and light dancing flight. At all […]

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 […]

Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Coccothraustes coccothraustes | [UK] Hawfinch | [FR] Gros-bec casse-noyaux | [DE] Kernbeisser | [ES] Pepitero Comun | [NL] Appelvink Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Eophona coccothraustes Coccothraustes coccothraustes EU widespread, also n Africa Coccothraustes coccothraustes buvryi Coccothraustes coccothraustes coccothraustes Coccothraustes coccothraustes […]

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 […]

Parrot Crossbill (Loxia pytyopsittacus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Loxia pytyopsittacus | [UK] Parrot Crossbill | [FR] Bec-croise perroquet | [DE] Kiefern-Kreuzschnabel | [ES] Piquituerto Lorito | [NL] Grote Kruisbek Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Two-barred Crossbill resembles Common Crossbill by size, attitude and colour. However, it has finer bill, with more extended upwards lower mandible, and […]

Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Fringilla montifringilla | [UK] Brambling | [FR] Pinson du Nord | [DE] Bergfink | [ES] Pinzon Real | [NL] Keep Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Serinus montifringilla Fringilla montifringilla EU widespread, also n Africa Physical charateristics Medium-sized, elegant finch, with general […]