Fringillidae (finches, serins, euphonias…)

Under construction

Number of genera: 51
Number of species: 226
Number of species completed: 31
In French: page des pinsons, serins, chardonnerets en Français

SF Fringillinae:


Genus Fringilla – 4 species
* Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
* Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
* Blue Chaffinch Fringilla teydea
* Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch Fringilla polatzeki

SF Euphoniinae:


Genus Cyanophonia – 3 species
Golden-rumped Euphonia Cyanophonia cyanocephala
Antillean Euphonia Cyanophonia musica
Elegant Euphonia Cyanophonia elegantissima


Genus Chlorophonia – 5 species
* Blue-naped Chlorophonia Chlorophonia cyanea
Chestnut-breasted Chlorophonia Chlorophonia pyrrhophrys
Yellow-collared Chlorophonia Chlorophonia flavirostris
Blue-crowned Chlorophonia Chlorophonia occipitalis
Golden-browed Chlorophonia Chlorophonia callophrys


Genus Euphonia – 24 species
Jamaican Euphonia Euphonia jamaica
Plumbeous Euphonia Euphonia plumbea
Scrub Euphonia Euphonia affinis
Yellow-crowned Euphonia Euphonia luteicapilla
Purple-throated Euphonia Euphonia chlorotica
Trinidad Euphonia Euphonia trinitatis
Velvet-fronted Euphonia Euphonia concinna
Orange-crowned Euphonia Euphonia saturata
Finsch’s Euphonia Euphonia finschi
Violaceous Euphonia Euphonia violacea
Thick-billed Euphonia Euphonia laniirostris
Yellow-throated Euphonia Euphonia hirundinacea
Green-throated Euphonia / Green-chinned Euphonia Euphonia chalybea
Fulvous-vented Euphonia Euphonia fulvicrissa
Spot-crowned Euphonia Euphonia imitans
Olive-backed Euphonia Euphonia gouldi
Golden-bellied Euphonia / White-lored Euphonia Euphonia chrysopasta
Bronze-green Euphonia Euphonia mesochrysa
White-vented Euphonia Euphonia minuta
Tawny-capped Euphonia Euphonia anneae
Orange-bellied Euphonia Euphonia xanthogaster
Rufous-bellied Euphonia Euphonia rufiventris
Chestnut-bellied Euphonia Euphonia pectoralis
Golden-sided Euphonia Euphonia cayennensis

SF Carduelinae:


Genus Mycerobas – 4 species
Black-and-yellow Grosbeak Mycerobas icterioides
Collared Grosbeak Mycerobas affinis
Spot-winged Grosbeak Mycerobas melanozanthos
White-winged Grosbeak Mycerobas carnipes


Genus Hesperiphona – 2 species
Evening Grosbeak Hesperiphona vespertina
Hooded Grosbeak Hesperiphona abeillei


Genus Coccothraustes – 1 species
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes


Genus Eophona – 2 species
Chinese Grosbeak Eophona migratoria
Japanese Grosbeak Eophona personata

Tribu Pyrrhulini:


Genus Pinicola – 1 species
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator


Genus Pyrrhula – 7 species
Brown Bullfinch Pyrrhula nipalensis
White-cheeked Bullfinch Pyrrhula leucogenis
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
* Azores Bullfinch Pyrrhula murina
Orange Bullfinch Pyrrhula aurantiaca
Red-headed Bullfinch Pyrrhula erythrocephala
Grey-headed Bullfinch Pyrrhula erythaca


Genus Bucanetes – 2 species
* Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus
Mongolian Finch Bucanetes mongolicus


Genus Rhodopechys – 2 species
Eurasian Crimson-winged Finch Rhodopechys sanguineus
African Crimson-winged Finch Rhodopechys alienus


Genus Agraphospiza – 1 species
Blanford’s Rosefinch Agraphospiza rubescens


Genus Callacanthis – 1 species
Spectacled Finch Callacanthis burtoni


Genus Pyrrhoplectes – 1 species
Golden-naped Finch Pyrrhoplectes epauletta


Genus Procarduelis – 1 species
Dark-breasted Rosefinch Procarduelis nipalensis


Genus Leucosticte – 6 species
Plain Mountain-Finch Leucosticte nemoricola
Brandt’s Mountain-Finch Leucosticte brandti
Asian Rosy-Finch Leucosticte arctoa
Grey-crowned Rosy-Finch Leucosticte tephrocotis
Black Rosy-Finch Leucosticte atrata
Brown-capped Rosy-Finch Leucosticte australis

Tribu Carpodacini:


Genus Carpodacus – 27 species
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus
Scarlet Finch Carpodacus sipahi
Bonin Grosbeak Carpodacus ferreorostris
Blyth’s Rosefinch Carpodacus grandis
Red-mantled Rosefinch Carpodacus rhodochlamys
Pink-rumped Rosefinch Carpodacus waltoni
Himalayan Beautiful-Rosefinch Carpodacus pulcherrimus
Chinese Beautiful-Rosefinch Carpodacus davidianus
Dark-rumped Rosefinch Carpodacus edwardsii
Pink-browed Rosefinch Carpodacus rodochroa
Sharpe’s Rosefinch Carpodacus verreauxii
Spot-winged Rosefinch Carpodacus rodopeplus
Vinaceous Rosefinch Carpodacus vinaceus
Taiwan Rosefinch Carpodacus formosanus
Sinai Rosefinch Carpodacus synoicus
Pale Rosefinch Carpodacus stoliczkae
Sillem’s Mountain-Finch Carpodacus sillemi
Tibetan Rosefinch Carpodacus roborowskii
Streaked Rosefinch Carpodacus rubicilloides
Great Rosefinch Carpodacus rubicilla
Long-tailed Rosefinch Carpodacus sibiricus
Red-fronted Rosefinch Carpodacus puniceus
Crimson-browed Finch Carpodacus subhimachalus
Pallas’s Rosefinch Carpodacus roseus
Three-banded Rosefinch Carpodacus trifasciatus
Himalayan White-browed Rosefinch Carpodacus thura
Chinese White-browed Rosefinch Carpodacus dubius

Tribu Drepanidini:


Genus Melamprosops – 1 species
Poo-uli Melamprosops phaeosoma


Genus Oreomystis – 1 species
Akikiki / Kaui Creeper Oreomystis bairdi


Genus Paroreomyza – 3 species
Oahu Alauahio / Oahu Creeper Paroreomyza maculata
Kakawahie / Molokai Creeper Paroreomyza flammea
Maui Alauahio / Maui Creeper Paroreomyza montana


Genus Telespiza – 2 species
Laysan Finch Telespiza cantans
Nihoa Finch Telespiza ultima


Genus Loxioides – 1 species
Palila Loxioides bailleui


Genus Chloridops – 1 species
Kona Grosbeak Chloridops kona


Genus Rhodacanthis – 2 species
Lesser Koa-Finch Rhodacanthis flaviceps
Greater Koa-Finch Rhodacanthis palmeri


Genus Ciridops – 1 species
Ula-ai-hawane Ciridops anna


Genus Drepanis – 6 species
Akohekohe / Crested Honeycreeper Drepanis dolei
Laysan Honeycreeper Drepanis fraithii
Apapane Drepanis sanguinea
Iiwi Drepanis coccinea
Black Mamo Drepanis funerea
Hawaii Mamo Drepanis pacifica


Genus Viridonia – 1 species
Greater Amakihi Viridonia sagittirostris


Genus Magumma – 1 species
Anianiau Magumma parva


Genus Chlorodrepanis – 3 species
Hawaii Amakihi Chlorodrepanis virens
Kauai Amakihi Chlorodrepanis stejnegeri
Oahu Amakihi Chlorodrepanis flava


Genus Loxops – 5 species
Hawaii Creeper Loxops mana
Akekee / Kauai Akepa Loxops caeruleirostris
Oahu Akepa Loxops wolstenholmei
Maui Akepa Loxops ochraceus
Hawaii Akepa Loxops coccineus


Genus Psittirostra – 1 species
Ou Psittirostra psittacea


Genus Dysmorodrepanis – 1 species
Lanai Hookbill Dysmorodrepanis munroi


Genus Pseudonestor – 1 species
Maui Parrotbill / Kiwikiu Pseudonestor xanthophrys


Genus Hemignathus – 8 species
Lesser Akialoa / Hawaii Akialoa Hemignathus obscurus
Kauai Akialoa Hemignathus stejnegeri
Oahu Akialoa Hemignathus ellisianus
Maui-nui Akialoa Hemignathus lanaiensis
Akiapolaau Hemignathus wilsoni
Kauai Nukupuu Hemignathus hanapepe
Oahu Nukupuu Hemignathus lucidus
Maui Nukupuu Hemignathus affinis

Tribu Carduelini:


Genus Haemorhous – 3 species
* House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
* Cassin’s Finch Haemorhous cassinii


Genus Rhodospiza – 1 species
Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta


Genus Rhynchostruthus – 3 species
Socotra Golden-winged Grosbeak Rhynchostruthus socotranus
* Arabian Grosbeak Rhynchostruthus percivali
Somali Golden-winged Grosbeak Rhynchostruthus louisae


Genus Chloris – 5 species
* European Greenfinch Chloris chloris
Oriental Greenfinch / Grey-capped Greenfinch Chloris sinica
* Yellow-breasted Greenfinch Chloris spinoides
Vietnamese Greenfinch Chloris monguilloti
Black-headed Greenfinch Chloris ambigua


Genus Linurgus – 1 species
Oriole Finch Linurgus olivaceus


Genus Crithagra – 37 species
* Thick-billed Seedeater Crithagra burtoni
Protea Seedeater / Protea Canary Crithagra leucoptera
Kipengere Seedeater Crithagra melanochroa
* Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata
Yellow-browed Seedeater Crithagra whytii
White-throated Canary Crithagra albogularis
* Brimstone Canary Crithagra sulphurata
Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris
Northern Grosbeak-Canary Crithagra donaldsoni
* Southern Grosbeak-Canary Crithagra buchanani
Brown-rumped Seedeater Crithagra tristriata
Reichard’s Seedeater Crithagra reichardi
Black-eared Seedeater Crithagra mennelli
West African Seedeater Crithagra canicapilla
Streaky-headed Seedeater Crithagra gularis
Principe Seedeater Crithagra rufobrunnea
Sao Tome Grosbeak Crithagra concolor
Black-faced Canary Crithagra capistrata
* Papyrus Canary Crithagra koliensis
Forest Canary Crithagra scotops
African Citril Crithagra citrinelloides
* Yellow-browed Citril Crithagra frontalis
* East African Citril Crithagra hyposticta
Cape Siskin Crithagra totta
Drakensberg Siskin Crithagra symonsi
Yemen Serin Crithagra menachensis
Ankober Serin Crithagra ankoberensis
* White-bellied Canary Crithagra dorsostriata
* Yellow-fronted Canary Crithagra mozambica
Lemon-breasted Canary Crithagra citrinipectus
White-rumped Seedeater Crithagra leucopygia
Black-throated Canary Crithagra atrogularis
Yellow-rumped Seedeater Crithagra xanthopygia
* Reichenow’s Seedeater Crithagra reichenowi
Arabian Seedeater / Arabian Serin Crithagra rothschildi
Yellow-throated Seedeater Crithagra flavigula
Salvadori’s Seedeater Crithagra xantholaema


Genus Linaria – 4 species
Twite Linaria flavirostris
* Eurasian Linnet Linaria cannabina
Yemen Linnet Linaria yemenensis
Warsangli Linnet Linaria johannis


Genus Acanthis – 1 species
Holarctic Redpoll Acanthis flammea


Genus Loxia – 5 species
Hispaniolan Crossbill Loxia megaplaga
White-winged Crossbill / Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus
Scottish Crossbill Loxia scotica
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra


Genus Chrysocorythus – 1 species
Mountain Serin Chrysocorythus estherae


Genus Carduelis – 3 species
* European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
* Citril Finch Carduelis citrinella
* Corsican Finch Carduelis corsicana


Genus Serinus – 8 species
* Atlantic Canary Serinus canaria
* European Serin Serinus serinus
Syrian Serin Serinus syriacus
Red-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus
Ethiopian Siskin Serinus nigriceps
Black-headed Canary Serinus alario
Yellow-crowned Canary Serinus flavivertex
Cape Canary Serinus canicollis


Genus Chionomitris – 1 species
Tibetan Serin Chionomitris thibetana


Genus Astragalinus – 3 species
Lawrence’s Goldfinch Astragalinus lawrencei
* American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
* Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria


Genus Spinus – 4 species
Antillean Siskin Spinus dominicensis
* Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus
Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
Black-capped Siskin Spinus atriceps


Genus Sporagra – 13 species
Black-headed Siskin Sporagra notata
Red Siskin Sporagra cucullata
Black-chinned Siskin Sporagra barbata
Andean Siskin Sporagra spinescens
Olivaceous Siskin Sporagra olivacea
Yellow-bellied Siskin Sporagra xanthogastra
Yellow-faced Siskin Sporagra yarrellii
Lowland Hooded Siskin Sporagra magellanica
Yellow-rumped Siskin Sporagra uropygialis
Andean Hooded Siskin Sporagra capitalis
Saffron Siskin Sporagra siemiradzkii
Thick-billed Siskin Sporagra crassirostris
Black Siskin Sporagra atrata

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SP # 03/01/18 Fringilla teydea   E3
Tenerife Blue Chaffinch (full) – – – Pinson bleu (full)

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