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Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Fringillidae

Scientific:
  Fringilla coelebs
Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Protonym:
  Fringilla coelebs

Avibase ID:
  37F522810CADE42A

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179168

Geographic range:

  • Fringilla coelebs coelebs: Continental Europe to Siberia and Asia Minor; winters to Africa
  • Fringilla coelebs balearica: Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands
  • Fringilla coelebs solomkoi: Crimean Peninsula and Caucasus
  • Fringilla coelebs alexandrovi: N Iran
  • Fringilla coelebs transcaspia: NE Iran (s Transcaspia in Kopet Dagh and Khorasan)
  • Fringilla coelebs syriaca: Cyprus and Levant
  • Fringilla coelebs gengleri: British Isles, Orkneys and Outer Hebrides
  • Fringilla coelebs sarda: Sardinia
  • Fringilla coelebs schiebeli: Crete
  • Fringilla coelebs moreletti: Azores
  • Fringilla coelebs maderensis: Madeira
  • Fringilla coelebs canariensis: Canary Islands (Gran Canaria, Gomera and Tenerife)
  • Fringilla coelebs ombriosa: Hierro (Canary Islands)
  • Fringilla coelebs palmae: La Palma (Canary Islands)
  • Fringilla coelebs africana: NW Africa (Morocco to nw Tunisia)
  • Fringilla coelebs spodiogenys: E Tunisia and nw Libya
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Chaffinch
Czech:
  pěnkava obecná
German:
  Buchfink
Danish:
  Bogfinke
Spanish:
  Pinzón Vulgar
Finnish:
  peippo
French:
  Pinson des arbres
Icelandic:
  Bókfinka
Italian:
  Fringuello comune
Japanese:
  zuaoatori
Japanese:
  ズアオアトリ
Dutch:
  Vink
Norwegian:
  Bokfink
Polish:
  zięba
Portuguese:
  Tentilhão-comum
Russian:
  Зяблик
Slovak:
  pinka obyčajná
Swedish:
  Bofink
Chinese:
  苍头燕雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Eurasian Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Eurasian Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Eurasian Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Eurasian Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Eurasian Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Eurasian Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Eurasian Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Eurasian Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Eurasian Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Eurasian Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pinson des arbres ( Fringilla coelebs)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pinson des arbres ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 1st edition:
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 4th edition:
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 6th edition:
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
eBird version 1.50:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
eBird version 1.52:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
eBird version 1.53:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
eBird version 1.54:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Common Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
James Lee Peters:
    Fringilla coelebs
James Lee Peters (original):
    Fringilla coelebs
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Fringilla coelebs
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Fringilla coelebs

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Gryskoppie
Arabic: الحسون الظالم, الصغنج, الصغنج (عصفور ظالم), الصغنج(عصفور ظالم), عصفور ظالم
Asturian: Pimpím, Pin-Pin
Azerbaijani: Garlı alacəhrə quşu, Meşə sərçəsi
Belarusian: Берасцянка, Зябок
Bulgarian: Обикновена чинка
Breton: Ar pintig, Pint, Pintig
Catalan: Pardal d'ala blanca, Pinsà, Pinsà comú
Catalan (Balears): Pinsà
Valencian: Pardal d'ala blanca
Czech: Penkava obecná, Pěnkava obecná, pìnkava obecná
Welsh: Asgell arian, Asgell fraith, Asgell-arian, Binc-binc, Brig y coed, Ji-binc, Jin jin, Pia'r gwinc, Pwynt, Winc
Danish: Bogfinke
German: Buchfink, Finkenlerche
Greek: (Κοινός) Σπίνος, Σπίννος, Σπίνος
Greek (Cypriot): Σπίννος
English: Chaffinch, Chaffinch Chaffinch, Common Chaffinch, Eurasian Chaffinch, European Chaffinch
Esperanto: fringo
Spanish: Gorrión molinero, Pinzón Común, Pinzon Vulgar, Pinzón vulgar
Estonian: Metsvint
Basque: Pinsà comú , Txonda arrunta, Txonta arrunt
Finnish: Peippo
Faroese: Bókfinka, Bókígða
French: Pinson des arbres
Frisian: Skelfink
Irish: Bricín beatha, Gealún cátha, Rí Rua, Ríura
Gaelic: Breacan Beithe, Bricein Beithe, Briecan Beatha
Galician: Pimpín, Pinsà comú
Manx: Ushag Veg Vreck, Ushag y Choan, Ushag y choau
Hebrew: פרוש מצוי
Croatian: Zeba, Zeba bitkavica
Hungarian: Erdei pinty
Armenian: [Amurik ], Ամուրիկ
Icelandic: Bókfinka
Italian: Fringuello, Fringuello comune
Japanese: zuaoatori, Zuao-atori
Japanese: ズアオアトリ
Georgian: სკვინჩა
Kazakh: Жаурауық, Қарлы торғай
Cornish: Tynk
Latin: Fringilla coelebs
Lithuanian: Čiuldutis, Kikilis, Paprastasis kikilis, Šilagaidis
Latvian: Žube, Žubīte
Macedonian: Зеба, Обична звингалка
Mongolian: Дуулгаат ээрүүл бялзуухай
Maltese: Sponsun
Dutch: Vink
Norwegian: Bokfink, Tvint'n, Uverspekk
Polish: zieba, Zięba, zięba (zwyczajna), zieba zwyczajna, Zięba zwyczajna
Portuguese: Tentelhão-comum, tentilhão, Tentilhão-comum
Romansh: Fringhel
Russian: Zyablik, Зяблик
Sardinian: Lineddu, Pappadrigu, Pappatrigu, Passariargia, Tintillu, Zoni
Scots: Breacan beithe, Briecan beatha
Northern Sami: Beibboš
Slovak: pinka lesná, Pinka obyčajná
Slovenian: šcinkavec, ščinkavec
Albanian: Borës, Zborak, Zboraks, Zog bore
Serbian: obicna zeba, obična zeba, Обична зеба
Swedish: Bofink
Thai: นกจาบปีกอ่อนหัวเทาอกชมพู
Turkish: Bayağı İspinoz, ispinoz, İspinoz, şspinoz
Tuvinian: Агаар медээчизи, Зяблик
Ukrainian: Зяблик
Vietnamese: Chim sẻ khướư
Chinese: [cang-tou yan-que], 苍头燕雀

 

         

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