Tag: Finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers

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 […]

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 […]

Redpoll (Carduelis flammea)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Carduelis flammea | [UK] Redpoll | [FR] Sizerin flamme | [DE] Birkenzeisig | [ES] Pardillo Sizerin | [NL] Barmsijs Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Common Redpolls are approximately 12 to 14 centimeters in length. A small gray-brown finch with […]

Siskin (Carduelis spinus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Carduelis spinus | [UK] Siskin | [FR] Tarin des aulnes | [DE] Erlenzeisig | [ES] Lugano | [NL] Sijs Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Small, quite tubby but elegant finch with short but noticeably forked tail, sharing with Redpoll […]

Canary (Serinus canaria)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Serinus canaria | [UK] Canary | [FR] Serin canari | [DE] Kanarengirlitz | [ES] Canario | [NL] Kanarie Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics About 10% larger than Serin, with noticeably less stubby bill, proportionately shorter wings, and more attenuated […]