Hawfinch

Coccothraustes coccothraustes - Grosbec casse-noyaux

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Fringillidés

  • Genus
    :

    Coccothraustes

  • Species
    :

    coccothraustes

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 29 à 33 cm.
  • Weight
    : 48 à 62 g
Longevity

10 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes) is a species of bird in the Fringillidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Coccothraustes coccothraustes coccothraustes (Europe to c Siberia and n Mongolia)
  • Coccothraustes coccothraustes buvryi (nw Africa)
  • Coccothraustes coccothraustes nigricans (s Ukraine, the Caucasus, ne Turkey and n Iran)
  • Coccothraustes coccothraustes humii (s Kazakhstan and e Uzbekistan to ne Afghanistan)
  • Coccothraustes coccothraustes shulpini (se Siberia, ne China and Korea)
  • Coccothraustes coccothraustes japonicus (Kamchatka Pen., Sakhalin and Kuril Is. and Japan)

Foreign names

  • Grosbec casse-noyaux,
  • Picogordo común,
  • Bico-grossudo,
  • Kernbeißer,
  • Meggyvágó,
  • Appelvink,
  • Frosone,
  • Stenknäck,
  • Kjernebiter,
  • glezg obyčajný,
  • dlask tlustozobý,
  • Kernebider,
  • nokkavarpunen,
  • durbec comú,
  • Kjarnbítur,
  • grubodziób (zwyczajny),
  • dižknābis, svirpis,
  • dlesk,
  • Обыкновенный дубонос,
  • シメ,
  • 锡嘴雀,
  • 蠟嘴雀〔錫嘴雀〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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Sources of information

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