Common Redpoll

Acanthis flammea - Sizerin flammé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Fringillidés

  • Genus
    :

    Acanthis

  • Species
    :

    flammea

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 20 à 25 cm.
  • Weight
    : 12 à 13 g
Longevity

8 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Redpoll (Acanthis flammea) is a species of bird in the Fringillidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Acanthis flammea cabaret (Britain to c Europe)
  • Acanthis flammea flammea (n Europe, Siberia, Alaska and Canada)
  • Acanthis flammea rostrata (ne Canada, Greenland and Iceland)

Foreign names

  • Sizerin flammé,
  • Pardillo norteño,
  • Pintarroxo-de-queixo-preto,
  • Birkenzeisig,
  • Zsezse,
  • Grote Barmsijs,
  • Organetto comune,
  • Gråsiska,
  • Gråsisik,
  • stehlík čečetka,
  • čečetka zimní,
  • Gråsisken,
  • urpiainen,
  • passerell golanegre,
  • Auðnutittlingur,
  • czeczotka (zwyczajna),
  • (ķeģis), dadzis,
  • brezovček,
  • Обыкновенная чечётка,
  • ベニヒワ,
  • 白腰朱顶雀,
  • 普通朱頂雀〔白腰朱頂雀〕,

Voice song and cries

Sizerin flammé
adult breeding

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Sources of information

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