Alpine Accentor

Prunella collaris - Accenteur alpin

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Prunellidés

  • Genus
    :

    Prunella

  • Species
    :

    collaris

Descriptor

Scopoli, 1769

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 18 cm.
  • Weight
    : 36 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris) is a species of bird in the Prunellidae family.

Subspecific information 9 Subspecies

  • Prunella collaris collaris (sw Europe to Slovenia and the Carpathians, nw Africa)
  • Prunella collaris subalpina (Croatia to Bulgaria and Greece, Crete and sw Turkey)
  • Prunella collaris montana (n and e Turkey to the Caucasus and Iran)
  • Prunella collaris rufilata (ne Afghanistan and n Pakistan through the mountains of central Asia to w China)
  • Prunella collaris whymperi (w Himalayas)
  • Prunella collaris nipalensis (c and e Himalayas to sc China and n Myanmar)
  • Prunella collaris tibetana (e Tibet)
  • Prunella collaris erythropygia (e Kazakhstan and sc Siberia to ne Siberia, Japan, Korea and ne China)
  • Prunella collaris fennelli (Taiwan)

Foreign names

  • Accenteur alpin,
  • Acentor Alpino,
  • Ferreirinha-serrana,
  • Alpenbraunelle,
  • Havasi szürkebegy,
  • Alpenheggenmus,
  • Sordone,
  • Alpjärnsparv,
  • Alpejernspurv,
  • vrchárka červenkavá,
  • pěvuška podhorní,
  • Alpejernspurv,
  • alppirautiainen,
  • cercavores alpí,
  • Urðartítla,
  • płochacz halny,
  • Alpu peļkājīte,
  • planinska pevka,
  • Альпийская завирушка,
  • イワヒバリ,
  • 领岩鹨,
  • 岩鷚〔領岩鷚〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Temperate ; Grassland : Temperate ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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