European Greenfinch

Chloris chloris - Verdier d'Europe

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Fringillidés

  • Genus
    :

    Chloris

  • Species
    :

    chloris

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 25 à 34 g
Longevity

13 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris) is a species of bird in the Fringillidae family.

Subspecific information 10 Subspecies

  • Chloris chloris harrisoni (Britain. except n Scotland. and Ireland)
  • Chloris chloris chloris (n Scotland, n and c France and Norway to w Siberia)
  • Chloris chloris muehlei (Serbia and Montenegro to Moldovia, Bulgaria and Greece)
  • Chloris chloris aurantiiventris (s Spain through s Europe to w Greece)
  • Chloris chloris madaraszi (Corsica and Sardinia)
  • Chloris chloris vanmarli (nw Spain, Portugal and nw Morocco)
  • Chloris chloris voousi (c Morocco and n Algeria)
  • Chloris chloris chlorotica (sc Turkey to ne Egypt)
  • Chloris chloris bilkevitchi (s Ukraine, the Caucasus and ne Turkey to n Iran and sw Turkmenistan)
  • Chloris chloris turkestanica (s Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan and c Tajikistan)

Foreign names

  • Verdier d'Europe,
  • Verderón común,
  • Verdilhão,
  • Grünfink,
  • Zöldike,
  • Groenling,
  • Verdone europeo,
  • Grönfink,
  • Grønnfink,
  • zelienka obyčajná,
  • zvonek zelený,
  • Grønirisk,
  • viherpeippo,
  • verdum europeu,
  • Grænfinka,
  • dzwoniec (zwyczajny),
  • zaļžubīte,
  • zelenec,
  • Обыкновенная зеленушка,
  • アオカワラヒワ,
  • 欧金翅雀,
  • 歐洲金翅雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Plantations, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Illustration

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