Common Linnet

Linaria cannabina - Linotte mélodieuse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Fringillidés

  • Genus
    :

    Linaria

  • Species
    :

    cannabina

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 15 à 20 g
Longevity

9 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Linnet (Linaria cannabina) is a species of bird in the Fringillidae family.

Subspecific information 7 Subspecies

  • Linaria cannabina autochthona (Scotland)
  • Linaria cannabina cannabina (w, c and n Europe, w and sc Siberia)
  • Linaria cannabina bella (Middle East to Mongolia and nw China)
  • Linaria cannabina mediterranea (Iberian Pen., Italy, Greece, nw Africa and Mediterranean islands)
  • Linaria cannabina guentheri (Madeira I.)
  • Linaria cannabina meadewaldoi (w and c Canary Is.)
  • Linaria cannabina harterti (e Canary Is.)

Foreign names

  • Linotte mélodieuse,
  • Pardillo común,
  • Pintarroxo,
  • Bluthänfling,
  • Kenderike,
  • Kneu,
  • Fanello eurasiatico,
  • Hämpling,
  • Tornirisk,
  • stehlík konôpka,
  • konopka obecná,
  • Tornirisk,
  • hemppo,
  • passerell comú,
  • Hörfinka,
  • makolągwa (zwyczajna),
  • kaņepītis,
  • repnik,
  • Коноплянка,
  • ムネアカヒワ,
  • 赤胸朱顶雀,
  • 朱胸朱頂雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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