Carduelidae


Carduelidae

▪ bird family
      formerly accepted name of a family of songbirds (songbird), order Passeriformes (passeriform), consisting of about 112 species of gregarious, active little songbirds found in woodlands and brushlands worldwide, except in the Pacific islands. Notable members counted among this family were goldfinches (goldfinch) and siskins (siskin) (genus Carduelis), redpolls (Acanthis), rosefinches (rosefinch) (Carpodacus), crossbills (crossbill) (Loxia), bullfinches (bullfinch) (Pyrrhula), and canaries (canary) (Serinus). Today taxonomists (taxonomy) classify these birds (bird) as part of the family Fringillidae.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • canary — /keuh nair ee/, n., pl. canaries, adj. n. 1. any of several Old World finches of the genus Serinus, esp. S. canaria (common canary), native to the Canary Islands and often kept as a pet, in the wild being greenish with brown streaks above and… …   Universalium

  • goldfinch — /gohld finch /, n. 1. a European finch, Carduelis carduelis, having a crimson face and wings marked with yellow. 2. any of certain related American finches of the genus Carduelis, as C. tristis, the male of which has yellow body plumage in the… …   Universalium

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  • Korsischer Zitronengirlitz — Korsikazeisig Systematik Ordnung: Sperlingsvögel (Passeriformes) Unterordnung: Singvögel (Passeres) Familie: Finken (Fringillidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Korsischer Zitronenzeisig — Korsikazeisig Systematik Ordnung: Sperlingsvögel (Passeriformes) Unterordnung: Singvögel (Passeres) Familie: Finken (Fringillidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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