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Eurasian Siskin

Eurasian Siskin - Carduelis spinus
Copyright: monacoeye • Do not copy without permission • Monaco, January

Bird name: Eurasian Siskin
Latin: Carduelis spinus
Other: Tarin des aulnes (Fr) • Erlenzeisig (De) • Lúgano (Es) • Lucherino eurasiatico (It) • Lugre (Pt)
Family: Fringillidae • Finches, Siskins
Range: Widespread Eurasia, also N Africa
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Just a record shot of a Eurasian Siskin in winter plumage.
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Yellow Bellied Siskin


Copyright: monacoeye • Do not copy without permission • Finca Hartmann, May 2010

Bird name: Yellow Bellied Siskin
Latin: Carduelis xanthogastra
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Family: Fringillidae • Finches, Siskins
Range: Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil. Bolivia
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The male Yellow-bellied Siskin is quite easy to identify - a dark hood reaching down to chest, bright yellow underparts, dark upperparts with a yellow patch on wing. This one was seen at the Finca Hartmann coffee farm in Chiriqui.

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Hooded Siskin

Hooded Siskin - Carduelis magellanica
Image: Lagoa do Peixe - Mostardas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil • November 2009
Photo copyright: monacoeye • Do not copy

Bird name: Hooded Siskin
Latin: Carduelis magellanica
Other: Pintassilgo (Br) • Lucerito (Es), Cabecita negra, Cabecitanegra común, Jilguero cabecinegro, Jilguero peruano
Family: Fringillidae • Finches, Siskins
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Here’s a photo of a female Hooded Siskin. The male has a dark hood and slightly brighter colours. The Hooded Siskin is found in much of South America and there are various subspecies in the different regions.More photos...
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Fringillidae - Finches

221 Fringillidae - Finches, Euphonias, Chlorophonias, Siskins, Seedeaters, Grosbeaks, Canaries - IOC 2.5 - 2010

Fringilla coelebs - Common Chaffinch - C, W, Eurasia, also N Africa & Canary Islands
Fringilla teydea - Blue Chaffinch - Canary Islands
Fringilla montifringilla - Brambling - Widespread Eurasia, also N Africa

Serinus pusillus - Red-fronted Serin - C, SC Eurasia
Serinus serinus - European Serin - W, SW, Eurasia, also N Africa
Serinus syriacus - Syrian Serin - Syria & Iraq to Egypt
Serinus canaria - Atlantic Canary - Canary Islands, Azores, Madeira
Serinus thibetanus - Tibetan Serin - Nepal to SW China & N Burma
Serinus canicollis - Cape Canary - S Africa, E Zimbabwe
Serinus flavivertex - Yellow-crowned Canary - NE, E Africa, C Angola
Serinus nigriceps - Ethiopian Siskin - Ethiopia
Serinus estherae - Mountain Serin - Sumatra, Java, Philippines, Asia, also Sulawesi

Crithagra citrinelloides - African Citril - S Sudan; W, C Ethiopia, W Kenya
Crithagra frontalis - Western Citril - ce
Crithagra hyposticta - Southern Citril - E, SE Africa
Crithagra capistrata - Black-faced Canary - C Africa
Crithagra koliensis - Papyrus Canary - EC Africa
Crithagra scotops - Forest Canary - South Africa
Crithagra leucopygia - White-rumped Seedeater - W, C, E Africa
Crithagra atrogularis - Black-throated Canary - E, S Africa
Crithagra xanthopygia - Yellow-rumped Seedeater - Ethiopia, Eritrea
Crithagra reichenowi - Reichenow's Seedeater - E Africa
Crithagra rothschildi - Arabian Serin - W, SW Arabian Peninsula
Crithagra flavigula - Yellow-throated Seedeater - Ethiopia
Crithagra xantholaema - Salvadori's Seedeater - Ethiopia
Crithagra citrinipecta - Lemon-breasted Canary - SE Africa
Crithagra mozambica - Yellow-fronted Canary - W, C, E, S Africa
Crithagra donaldsoni - Northern Grosbeak-Canary - NE Africa
Crithagra buchanani - Southern Grosbeak-Canary - E Africa
Crithagra flaviventris - Yellow Canary - S Africa
Crithagra dorsostriata - White-bellied Canary - E Africa
Crithagra sulphurata - Brimstone Canary - E, SE, S Africa
Crithagra albogularis - White-throated Canary - SW, S Africa
Crithagra reichardi - Reichard's Seedeater - E Africa
Crithagra gularis - Streaky-headed Seedeater - SC, S Africa
Crithagra canicapilla - West African Seedeater - WC, C Africa
Crithagra mennelli - Black-eared Seedeater - SC Africa
Crithagra tristriata - Brown-rumped Seedeater - NE Africa
Crithagra ankoberensis - Ankober Serin - Ethiopia
Crithagra menachensis - Yemen Serin - SW Arabian Peninsula
Crithagra striolata - Streaky Seedeater - E Africa
Crithagra whytii - Yellow-browed Seedeater - E Africa
Crithagra burtoni - Thick-billed Seedeater - C, EC Africa
Crithagra melanochroa - Kipengere Seedeater - Tanzania
Crithagra rufobrunnea - Principe Seedeater - Príncipe, São Tomé Africa
Crithagra leucoptera - Protea Canary - South Africa
Crithagra totta - Cape Siskin - South Africa
Crithagra symonsi - Drakensberg Siskin - South Africa
Crithagra alario - Black-headed Canary - South Africa

Neospiza concolor - Sao Tome Grosbeak - São Tomé Africa

Linurgus olivaceus - Oriole Finch - WC, C, E Africa

Rhynchostruthus socotranus - Socotra Golden-winged Grosbeak - Socotra Is
Rhynchostruthus percivali - Arabian Golden-winged Grosbeak - SW Arabian Peninsula - Split from R. socotranus
Rhynchostruthus louisae - Somali Golden-winged Grosbeak - Somalia

Euphonia jamaica - Jamaican Euphonia - Jamaica
Euphonia plumbea - Plumbeous Euphonia - N South America
Euphonia affinis - Scrub Euphonia - S Mexico to Costa Rica
Euphonia luteicapilla - Yellow-crowned Euphonia - Nicaragua to Panama
Euphonia chlorotica - Purple-throated Euphonia - N, Amazonia, SC South America
Euphonia trinitatis - Trinidad Euphonia - N South America
Euphonia concinna - Velvet-fronted Euphonia - Colombia
Euphonia saturata - Orange-crowned Euphonia - Colombia to Peru
Euphonia finschi - Finsch's Euphonia - Venezuela, Guianas
Euphonia violacea - Violaceous Euphonia - N, SC South America
Euphonia laniirostris - Thick-billed Euphonia - Costa Rica to Amazonia
Euphonia hirundinacea - Yellow-throated Euphonia - E Mexico to Panama
Euphonia chalybea - Green-chinned Euphonia - SE South America
Euphonia elegantissima - Elegant Euphonia - Mexico to Honduras
Euphonia cyanocephala - Golden-rumped Euphonia - Suriname to Ecuador
Euphonia musica - Antillean Euphonia - West Indies
Euphonia fulvicrissa - Fulvous-vented Euphonia - Panama to Ecuador
Euphonia imitans - Spot-crowned Euphonia - Costa Rica, Panama
Euphonia gouldi - Olive-backed Euphonia - SE Mexico to Panama
Euphonia chrysopasta - White-lored Euphonia - W, N Amazonia
Euphonia mesochrysa - Bronze-green Euphonia - Colombia to Bolivia
Euphonia minuta - White-vented Euphonia - Mexico to Ecuador, Guianas to C Bolivia
Euphonia anneae - Tawny-capped Euphonia - Costa Rica to Colombia
Euphonia xanthogaster - Orange-bellied Euphonia - Panama to Bolivia & E Brazil
Euphonia rufiventris - Rufous-bellied Euphonia - W, N Amazonia
Euphonia pectoralis - Chestnut-bellied Euphonia - SE South America
Euphonia cayennensis - Golden-sided Euphonia - N Amazonia

Chlorophonia flavirostris - Yellow-collared Chlorophonia - Colombia, Ecuador
Chlorophonia cyanea - Blue-naped Chlorophonia - N, W, SE South America
Chlorophonia pyrrhophrys - Chestnut-breasted Chlorophonia - Venezuela to Peru
Chlorophonia occipitalis - Blue-crowned Chlorophonia - Mexico to Nicaragua
Chlorophonia callophrys - Golden-browed Chlorophonia - Costa Rica, Panama

Carduelis chloris - European Greenfinch - W, SW, SC Eurasia
Carduelis sinica - Grey-capped Greenfinch - E, Eurasia, also E China to Vietnam
Carduelis spinoides - Yellow-breasted Greenfinch - Pakistan to Burma
Carduelis monguilloti - Vietnamese Greenfinch - Vietnam
Carduelis ambigua - Black-headed Greenfinch - Himalayas to N Thailand
Carduelis spinus - Eurasian Siskin - Widespread Eurasia, also N Africa
Carduelis pinus - Pine Siskin - Canada to Guatemala
Carduelis atriceps - Black-capped Siskin - S Mexico, Guatemala
Carduelis spinescens - Andean Siskin - Colombia, Venezuela
Carduelis yarrellii - Yellow-faced Siskin - N Venezuela, NE Brazil
Carduelis cucullata - Red Siskin - N South America
Carduelis crassirostris - Thick-billed Siskin - S South America
Carduelis magellanica - Hooded Siskin - Widespread South America
Carduelis dominicensis - Antillean Siskin - Hispaniola
Carduelis siemiradzkii - Saffron Siskin - SW Ecuador, NW Peru
Carduelis olivacea - Olivaceous Siskin - E Ecuador to N Bolivia
Carduelis notata - Black-headed Siskin - Mexico to Nicaragua
Carduelis xanthogastra - Yellow-bellied Siskin - Costa Rica to Bolivia
Carduelis atrata - Black Siskin - S Peru to N Chile & W Argentina
Carduelis uropygialis - Yellow-rumped Siskin - S Peru to Chile & W Argentina
Carduelis barbata - Black-chinned Siskin - S Chile, W Argentina
Carduelis tristis - American Goldfinch - Canada to Mexico
Carduelis psaltria - Lesser Goldfinch - W USA to Peru
Carduelis lawrencei - Lawrence's Goldfinch - SW USA, NW Mexico
Carduelis carduelis - European Goldfinch - W, C, S Eurasia
Carduelis citrinella - Citril Finch - S, C Europe
Carduelis corsicana - Corsican Finch - Sardinia, Corsica
Carduelis flammea - Common Redpoll - N Eurasia, North America - Redpolls unclear
Carduelis hornemanni - Arctic Redpoll - N Eurasia, North America
Carduelis flavirostris - Twite - Widespread Eurasia
Carduelis cannabina - Common Linnet - Widespread Eurasia, also NW Africa & Canary Islands
Carduelis yemenensis - Yemen Linnet - SW Arabian Peninsula
Carduelis johannis - Warsangli Linnet - NE Somalia

Leucosticte nemoricola - Plain Mountain Finch - Himalayas
Leucosticte brandti - Brandt's Mountain Finch - Himalayas
Leucosticte sillemi - Sillem's Mountain Finch - N India, SW China
Leucosticte arctoa - Asian Rosy Finch - C, NE Eurasia
Leucosticte tephrocotis - Grey-crowned Rosy Finch - Alaska to W Canada & USA
Leucosticte atrata - Black Rosy Finch - WC USA
Leucosticte australis - Brown-capped Rosy Finch - WC USA

Callacanthis burtoni - Spectacled Finch - Himalayas

Rhodopechys sanguineus - Eurasian Crimson-winged Finch - SC Eurasia - New name
Rhodopechys alienus - African Crimson-winged Finch - Morocco, Algeria. Africa - Split from R. sanguineus

Bucanetes githagineus - Trumpeter Finch - SC, Eurasia, also N Africa
Bucanetes mongolicus - Mongolian Finch - SC Eurasia

Rhodospiza obsoleta - Desert Finch - SC Eurasia

Uragus sibiricus - Long-tailed Rosefinch - C, E Eurasia

Carpodacus rubescens - Blanford's Rosefinch - Himalayas to WC China
Carpodacus nipalensis - Dark-breasted Rosefinch - Himalayas to WC China & NE Burma
Carpodacus erythrinus - Common Rosefinch - Widespread Eurasia
Carpodacus purpureus - Purple Finch - N, W, North America, also NW Mexico
Carpodacus cassinii - Cassin's Finch - W, North America, also N Mexico
Carpodacus mexicanus - House Finch - Canada
Carpodacus pulcherrimus - Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch - Himalayas - Was Beautiful Rosefinch
Carpodacus davidianus - Chinese Beautiful Rosefinch - Mongolia, W, C,n China, SE Tibet - Split from C. pulcherrimus
Carpodacus eos - Stresemann's Rosefinch - Himalayas to SC China
Carpodacus rodochroa - Pink-browed Rosefinch - Himalayas
Carpodacus vinaceus - Vinaceous Rosefinch - Himalayas
Carpodacus edwardsii - Dark-rumped Rosefinch - Himalayas
Carpodacus synoicus - Sinai Rosefinch - SC Eurasia
Carpodacus roseus - Pallas's Rosefinch - E Eurasia
Carpodacus trifasciatus - Three-banded Rosefinch - W China
Carpodacus rodopeplus - Spot-winged Rosefinch - Himalayas from N India to S Tibet
Carpodacus verreauxii - Sharpe's Rosefinch - SW, W China; N, NE Burma - Split from C. rodopeplus
Carpodacus thura - Himalayan White-browed Rosefinch - Himalayas - New name
Carpodacus dubius - Chinese White-browed Rosefinch - E Tibet, N,w,sw China - Split from C. thura
Carpodacus rhodochlamys - Red-mantled Rosefinch - C, NC Asia
Carpodacus grandis - Blyth's Rosefinch - N Afghanistan to W Himalayas
Carpodacus rubicilloides - Streaked Rosefinch - Himalayas
Carpodacus rubicilla - Caucasian Great Rosefinch - C, E Caucasus Mts - New name
Carpodacus severtzovi - Spotted Great Rosefinch - C Asia to NW China - Split from C. rubicilla
Carpodacus puniceus - Red-fronted Rosefinch - Himalayas

Kozlowia roborowskii - Tibetan Rosefinch - Himalayas to WC China

Pinicola enucleator - Pine Grosbeak - N Eurasia, North America
Pinicola subhimachala - Crimson-browed Finch - Himalayas

Haematospiza sipahi - Scarlet Finch - Himalayas

Loxia pytyopsittacus - Parrot Crossbill - NW, NC Eurasia
Loxia scotica - Scottish Crossbill - Scotland
Loxia curvirostra - Red Crossbill - Widespread Eurasia, Asia, North America, M America
Loxia leucoptera - Two-barred Crossbill - N Eurasia, North America
Loxia megaplaga - Hispaniolan Crossbill - Hispaniola

Pyrrhula nipalensis - Brown Bullfinch - Himalayas to SE China & Taiwan, W Malaysia
Pyrrhula leucogenis - White-cheeked Bullfinch - Philippines
Pyrrhula aurantiaca - Orange Bullfinch - Himalayas
Pyrrhula erythrocephala - Red-headed Bullfinch - Himalayas
Pyrrhula erythaca - Grey-headed Bullfinch - Himalayas to C China, Taiwan
Pyrrhula pyrrhula - Eurasian Bullfinch - Widespread Eurasia
Pyrrhula murina - Azores Bullfinch - Azores - Split from P. pyrrhula

Coccothraustes coccothraustes - Hawfinch - Widespread Eurasia, also N Africa

Eophona migratoria - Chinese Grosbeak - E Eurasia - Southeast Asia - Was Yellow-billed Grosbeak
Eophona personata - Japanese Grosbeak - E Eurasia

Mycerobas icterioides - Black-and-yellow Grosbeak - Himalayas
Mycerobas affinis - Collared Grosbeak - Himalayas
Mycerobas melanozanthos - Spot-winged Grosbeak - NE Pakistan to N Vietnam
Mycerobas carnipes - White-winged Grosbeak - C, SC Eurasia

Hesperiphona vespertina - Evening Grosbeak - Canada to SW Mexico
Hesperiphona abeillei - Hooded Grosbeak - Mexico & Guatemala

Pyrrhoplectes epauletta - Golden-naped Finch - Himalayas

Telespiza cantans - Laysan Finch - Hawaiian Islands
Telespiza ultima - Nihoa Finch - Hawaiian Islands

Psittirostra psittacea - Ou - Hawaiian Islands

Loxioides bailleui - Palila - Hawaiian Islands

Pseudonestor xanthophrys - Maui Parrotbill - Hawaiian Islands

Hemignathus virens - Hawaii Amakihi - Hawaiian Islands
Hemignathus flavus - Oahu Amakihi - Hawaiian Islands
Hemignathus kauaiensis - Kauai Amakihi - Hawaiian Islands
Hemignathus ellisianus - Greater Akialoa - Hawaiian Islands
Hemignathus lucidus - Nukupuu - Hawaiian Islands
Hemignathus munroi - Akiapolaau - Hawaiian Islands

Magumma parva - Anianiau - Hawaiian Islands - was Hemignathus parvus

Oreomystis bairdi - Akikiki - Hawaiian Islands
Oreomystis mana - Hawaii Creeper - Hawaiian Islands

Paroreomyza maculata - Oahu Alauahio - Hawaiian Islands
Paroreomyza flammea - Kakawahie - Hawaiian Islands
Paroreomyza montana - Maui Alauahio - Hawaiian Islands

Loxops caeruleirostris - Akekee - Hawaiian Islands
Loxops coccineus - Akepa - Hawaiian Islands

Vestiaria coccinea - Iiwi - Hawaiian Islands

Palmeria dolei - Akohekohe - Hawaiian Islands

Himatione sanguinea - Apapane - Hawaiian Islands

Melamprosops phaeosoma - Poo-uli - Hawaiian Islands
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