Twite

Linaria flavirostris - Linotte à bec jaune

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Fringillidés

  • Genus
    :

    Linaria

  • Species
    :

    flavirostris

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 22 à 24 cm.
  • Weight
    : 13 à 18 g
Longevity

6 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Twite (Linaria flavirostris) is a species of bird in the Fringillidae family.

Subspecific information 9 Subspecies

  • Linaria flavirostris pipilans (n Ireland and n Britain)
  • Linaria flavirostris flavirostris (n Scandinavia and nw Russia)
  • Linaria flavirostris brevirostris (Turkey, the Caucasus and n Iran)
  • Linaria flavirostris kirghizorum (n and c Kazakhstan)
  • Linaria flavirostris korejevi (ne Kazakhstan to nw China)
  • Linaria flavirostris altaica (sw Siberia, n and w Mongolia)
  • Linaria flavirostris montanella (Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, n Afghanistan and nw Pakistan to nw China)
  • Linaria flavirostris miniakensis (e Tibet and w China)
  • Linaria flavirostris rufostrigata (w and s Tibet, n India and n Nepal)

Foreign names

  • Linotte à bec jaune,
  • Pardillo piquigualdo,
  • Pintarroxo-de-bico-amarelo,
  • Berghänfling,
  • Sárgacsőrű kenderike,
  • Frater,
  • Fanello nordico,
  • Vinterhämpling,
  • Bergirisk,
  • stehlík horský,
  • konopka žlutozobá,
  • Bjergirisk,
  • vuorihemppo,
  • passerell becgroc,
  • Lyngfinka,
  • rzepołuch,
  • kalnu ķeģis,
  • severni repnik,
  • Горная чечётка,
  • キバシヒワ,
  • 黄嘴朱顶雀,
  • 黃嘴朱頂雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Temperate ; Grassland : Temperate ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) :

Geographic range

Illustration

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