Dark-eyed Junco

Junco hyemalis - Junco ardoisé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Emberizidés

  • Genus
    :

    Junco

  • Species
    :

    hyemalis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 18 à 25 cm.
  • Weight
    : 18 à 30 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family.

Subspecific information 15 Subspecies

  • Junco hyemalis aikeni (wc USA)
  • Junco hyemalis hyemalis (Alaska, n, c and e Canada, nc and ne USA)
  • Junco hyemalis carolinensis (ec USA)
  • Junco hyemalis cismontanus (interior w Canada)
  • Junco hyemalis oreganus (se Alaska and wc British Columbia. w Canada.)
  • Junco hyemalis shufeldti (coastal sw British Columbia. w Canada. and coastal nw USA)
  • Junco hyemalis montanus (interior sw Canada and interior nw USA)
  • Junco hyemalis thurberi (s Oregon and nw California. w USA.)
  • Junco hyemalis pinosus (c and s California. sw USA.)
  • Junco hyemalis pontilis (Sierra Juárez. n Baja California in nw Mexico.)
  • Junco hyemalis townsendi (Sierra San Pedro Mártir. n Baja California in nw Mexico.)
  • Junco hyemalis mutabilis (se California and s Nevada. sw USA.)
  • Junco hyemalis mearnsi (sw to sc Canada, nc USA)
  • Junco hyemalis caniceps (wc USA)
  • Junco hyemalis dorsalis (Arizona, New Mexico and w Texas. sw USA.)

Foreign names

  • Junco ardoisé,
  • Junco Pizarroso,
  • Junco,
  • Junko,
  • füstös junkó,
  • Grijze Junco,
  • Junco occhiscuri,
  • Mörkögd junco,
  • Vinterjunko,
  • strnádlik sivý,
  • strnadec zimní,
  • Mørkøjet Junco,
  • tummajunkko,
  • jonc fosc,
  • Vetrartittlingur,
  • junko (zwyczajny),
  • tumšacu junko,
  • sivi junko,
  • Серый юнко,
  • ユキヒメドリ,
  • 灰蓝灯草鹀,
  • 灰藍燈草鵐,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

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

Geographic range

Illustration

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