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Category:Fringillidae - BirdForum Opus

Family: Fringillidae


Small seed-eating passerines with conical bills.
Many species are found in Europe and Asia, some in North America and one genus also in South America. The Hawaiian honeycreepers are endemic to Hawaii.


Fringillidae is a family in the order Passeriformes.
The taxonomy of this family has been disputed over a long time. The Hawaiian honeycreepers which are included here have been placed in their own family Drepanididae by some authors. Also the genus Euphonia was included with the tanagers.

Family Fringillidae viewedit

Genus Fringilla viewedit
F. coelebs Common Chaffinch
F. teydea Tenerife Blue Chaffinch
F. polatzeki Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch
F. montifringilla Brambling

Genus Chlorophonia viewedit
C. elegantissima Elegant Euphonia
C. musica Antillean Euphonia
C. cyanocephala Golden-rumped Euphonia
C. cyanea Blue-naped Chlorophonia
C. pyrrhophrys Chestnut-breasted Chlorophonia
C. flavirostris Yellow-collared Chlorophonia
C. occipitalis Blue-crowned Chlorophonia
C. callophrys Golden-browed Chlorophonia

Genus Euphonia viewedit
E. jamaica Jamaican Euphonia
E. saturata Orange-crowned Euphonia
E. plumbea Plumbeous Euphonia
E. chlorotica Purple-throated Euphonia
E. finschi Finsch's Euphonia
E. concinna Velvet-fronted Euphonia
E. trinitatis Trinidad Euphonia
E. godmani West Mexican Euphonia
E. affinis Scrub Euphonia
E. luteicapilla Yellow-crowned Euphonia
E. chrysopasta Golden-bellied Euphonia
E. minuta White-vented Euphonia
E. chalybea Green-throated Euphonia
E. violacea Violaceous Euphonia
E. hirundinacea Yellow-throated Euphonia
E. laniirostris Thick-billed Euphonia
E. imitans Spot-crowned Euphonia
E. gouldi Olive-backed Euphonia
E. fulvicrissa Fulvous-vented Euphonia
E. anneae Tawny-capped Euphonia
E. xanthogaster Orange-bellied Euphonia
E. mesochrysa Bronze-green Euphonia
E. cayennensis Golden-sided Euphonia
E. rufiventris Rufous-bellied Euphonia
E. pectoralis Chestnut-bellied Euphonia

Genus Mycerobas viewedit
M. icterioides Black-and-yellow Grosbeak
M. affinis Collared Grosbeak
M. melanozanthos Spot-winged Grosbeak
M. carnipes White-winged Grosbeak

Genus Hesperiphona viewedit
H. abeillei Hooded Grosbeak
H. vespertina Evening Grosbeak

Genus Coccothraustes viewedit
C. coccothraustes Hawfinch

Genus Eophona viewedit
E. migratoria Yellow-billed Grosbeak
E. personata Japanese Grosbeak

Genus Melamprosops viewedit
M. phaeosoma Poo-uli

Genus Oreomystis viewedit
O. bairdi Akikiki

Genus Paroreomyza viewedit
P. maculata Oahu Alauahio
Skull t.png P. flammea
Kakawahie Skull t.png
P. montana Maui Alauahio

Genus Loxioides viewedit
L. bailleui Palila

Genus Telespiza viewedit
T. cantans Laysan Finch
T. ultima Nihoa Finch

Genus Chloridops viewedit
Skull t.png C. kona
Kona Grosbeak Skull t.png

Genus Rhodacanthis viewedit
Skull t.png R. flaviceps
Lesser Koa Finch Skull t.png
Skull t.png R. palmeri
Greater Koa Finch Skull t.png

Genus Ciridops viewedit
Skull t.png C. anna
Ula-ai-hawane Skull t.png

Genus Palmeria viewedit
P. dolei Akohekohe

Genus Himatione viewedit
Skull t.png H. fraithii
Laysan Honeycreeper Skull t.png
H. sanguinea Apapane

Genus Drepanis viewedit
D. coccinea Iiwi
Skull t.png D. pacifica
Hawaii Mamo Skull t.png
Skull t.png D. funerea
Black Mamo Skull t.png

Genus Psittirostra viewedit
Skull t.png P. psittacea
Ou Skull t.png

Genus Dysmorodrepanis viewedit
Skull t.png D. munroi
Lanai Hookbill Skull t.png

Genus Pseudonestor viewedit
P. xanthophrys Maui Parrotbill

Genus Hemignathus viewedit
H. hanapepe Kauai Nukupuu
Skull t.png H. lucidus
Oahu Nukupuu Skull t.png
H. affinis Maui Nukupuu
H. wilsoni Akiapolaau

Genus Akialoa viewedit
Skull t.png A. obscurus
Lesser Akialoa Skull t.png
Skull t.png A. ellisiana
Oahu Akialoa Skull t.png
Skull t.png A. stejnegeri
Kauai Akialoa Skull t.png
Skull t.png A. lanaiensis
Maui-nui Akialoa Skull t.png

Genus Magumma viewedit
M. parva Anianiau

Genus Chlorodrepanis viewedit
C. virens Hawaii Amakihi
C. flava Oahu Amakihi
C. stejnegeri Kauai Amakihi

Genus Viridonia viewedit
Skull t.png V. sagittirostris
Greater Amakihi Skull t.png

Genus Loxops viewedit
L. mana Hawaii Creeper
L. caeruleirostris Akekee
L. coccineus Hawaii Akepa
Skull t.png L. wolstenholmei
Oahu Akepa Skull t.png
L. ochraceus Maui Akepa

Genus Carpodacus viewedit
C. erythrinus Common Rosefinch
C. sipahi Scarlet Finch
Skull t.png C. ferreorostris
Bonin Grosbeak Skull t.png
C. rhodochlamys Red-mantled Rosefinch
C. grandis Blyth's Rosefinch
C. pulcherrimus Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch
C. davidianus Chinese Beautiful Rosefinch
C. waltoni Pink-rumped Rosefinch
C. edwardsii Dark-rumped Rosefinch
C. rodochroa Pink-browed Rosefinch
C. rodopeplus Spot-winged Rosefinch
C. verreauxii Sharpe's Rosefinch
C. vinaceus Vinaceous Rosefinch
C. formosanus Taiwan Rosefinch
C. synoicus Sinai Rosefinch
C. stoliczkae Pale Rosefinch
C. roborowskii Tibetan Rosefinch
C. sillemi Sillem's Mountain Finch
C. rubicilloides Streaked Rosefinch
C. rubicilla Great Rosefinch
C. sibiricus Long-tailed Rosefinch
C. puniceus Red-fronted Rosefinch
C. subhimachalus Crimson-browed Finch
C. roseus Pallas's Rosefinch
C. trifasciatus Three-banded Rosefinch
C. thura Himalayan White-browed Rosefinch
C. dubius Chinese White-browed Rosefinch

Genus Pinicola viewedit
P. enucleator Pine Grosbeak

Genus Pyrrhula viewedit
P. nipalensis Brown Bullfinch
P. leucogenis White-cheeked Bullfinch
P. aurantiaca Orange Bullfinch
P. erythrocephala Red-headed Bullfinch
P. erythaca Grey-headed Bullfinch
P. owstoni Taiwan Bullfinch
P. murina Azores Bullfinch
P. pyrrhula Eurasian Bullfinch

Genus Rhodopechys viewedit
R. sanguineus Crimson-winged Finch

Genus Bucanetes viewedit
B. githagineus Trumpeter Finch
B. mongolicus Mongolian Finch

Genus Agraphospiza viewedit
A. rubescens Blanford's Rosefinch

Genus Pyrrhoplectes viewedit
P. epauletta Gold-naped Finch

Genus Callacanthis viewedit
C. burtoni Spectacled Finch

Genus Procarduelis viewedit
P. nipalensis Dark-breasted Rosefinch

Genus Leucosticte viewedit
L. nemoricola Plain Mountain Finch
L. brandti Brandt's Mountain Finch
L. arctoa Asian Rosy Finch
L. tephrocotis Gray-crowned Rosy Finch
L. atrata Black Rosy Finch
L. australis Brown-capped Rosy Finch

Genus Haemorhous viewedit
H. mexicanus House Finch
H. purpureus Purple Finch
H. cassinii Cassin's Finch

Genus Rhodospiza viewedit
R. obsoleta Desert Finch

Genus Rhynchostruthus viewedit
R. percivali Arabian Grosbeak
R. socotranus Socotra Grosbeak
R. louisae Somali Grosbeak

Genus Chloris viewedit
C. chloris European Greenfinch
C. sinica Oriental Greenfinch
C. spinoides Yellow-breasted Greenfinch
C. monguilloti Vietnamese Greenfinch
C. ambigua Black-headed Greenfinch

Genus Linurgus viewedit
L. olivaceus Oriole Finch

Genus Crithagra viewedit
C. leucopygia White-rumped Seedeater
C. mozambicus Yellow-fronted Canary
C. citrinelloides African Citril
C. frontalis Western Citril
C. hyposticta Southern Citril
C. capistrata Black-faced Canary
C. koliensis Papyrus Canary
C. scotops Forest Canary
C. rothschildi Arabian Serin
C. atrogularis Black-throated Canary
C. reichenowi Reichenow's Seedeater
C. xanthopygia Yellow-rumped Seedeater
C. citrinipectus Lemon-breasted Canary
C. dorsostriata White-bellied Canary
C. flavigula Yellow-throated Seedeater
C. xantholaema Salvadori's Seedeater
C. donaldsoni Northern Grosbeak-Canary
C. buchanani Southern Grosbeak-Canary
C. sulphurata Brimstone Canary
C. flaviventris Yellow Canary
C. albogularis White-throated Canary
C. striolata Streaky Seedeater
C. whytii Yellow-browed Seedeater
C. burtoni Thick-billed Seedeater
C. melanochroa Kipengere Seedeater
C. rufobrunnea Principe Seedeater
C. concolor Sao Tome Grosbeak
C. leucoptera Protea Canary
C. mennelli Black-eared Seedeater
C. gularis Streaky-headed Seedeater
C. canicapilla West African Seedeater
C. reichardi Reichard's Seedeater
C. tristriata Brown-rumped Seedeater
C. menachensis Yemen Serin
C. ankoberensis Ankober Serin
C. totta Cape Siskin
C. symonsi Drakensberg Siskin

Genus Linaria viewedit
L. flavirostris Twite
L. cannabina Common Linnet
L. yemenensis Yemen Linnet
L. johannis Warsangli Linnet

Genus Acanthis viewedit
A. flammea Common Redpoll
A. cabaret Lesser Redpoll
A. hornemanni Hoary Redpoll

Genus Loxia viewedit
L. pytyopsittacus Parrot Crossbill
L. scotica Scottish Crossbill
L. curvirostra Red Crossbill
L. sinesciuris Cassia Crossbill
L. megaplaga Hispaniola Crossbill
L. leucoptera White-winged Crossbill

Genus Chrysocorythus viewedit
C. estherae Mountain Serin

Genus Carduelis viewedit
C. carduelis European Goldfinch
C. citrinella Citril Finch
C. corsicana Corsican Finch

Genus Serinus viewedit
S. serinus European Serin
S. canaria Atlantic Canary
S. pusillus Red-fronted Serin
S. syriacus Syrian Serin
S. flavivertex Yellow-crowned Canary
S. canicollis Cape Canary
S. nigriceps Ethiopian Siskin
S. alario Black-headed Canary

Genus Spinus viewedit
S. thibetanus Tibetan Serin
S. spinus Eurasian Siskin
S. pinus Pine Siskin
S. atriceps Black-capped Siskin
S. notatus Black-headed Siskin
S. dominicensis Antillean Siskin
S. psaltria Lesser Goldfinch
S. lawrencei Lawrence's Goldfinch
S. tristis American Goldfinch
S. spinescens Andean Siskin
S. yarrellii Yellow-faced Siskin
S. xanthogastrus Yellow-bellied Siskin
S. cucullatus Red Siskin
S. crassirostris Thick-billed Siskin
S. magellanicus Hooded Siskin
S. siemiradzkii Saffron Siskin
S. olivaceus Olivaceous Siskin
S. atratus Black Siskin
S. uropygialis Yellow-rumped Siskin
S. barbatus Black-chinned Siskin