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European Greenfinch
Chloris chloris (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Fringillidae
Genus:
  Chloris

Scientific:
  Chloris chloris

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.174

Protonym:
  Loxia Chloris

Avibase ID:
  65BD2033E2A722C8

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559044

Geographic range:

  • Chloris chloris chloris: British Isles, n Europe, Corsica and Sardinia; winters to s Europe. The species also now is established in southeastern Australia, Norfolk Island, New Zealand, and South America (northeastern Argentina, Uruguay, and extreme southern Brazil), but subspecific affinities of these feral populations are not known.
  • Chloris chloris aurantiiventris: S Europe; winters North Africa
  • Chloris chloris vanmarli: Lowlands of n Morocco
  • Chloris chloris voousi: Mts. of North Africa (Morocco and Algeria)
  • Chloris chloris chlorotica: Syria, Lebanon, Israel and Jordan; winters to Sinai Pen. and Egypt
  • Chloris chloris turkestanica: Crimea to Caucasus, n Iran and Turkmenistan; winters to s Iran
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  European Greenfinch
Czech:
  zvonek zelený
German:
  Grünfink
Danish:
  Grønirisk
Spanish:
  Verderón Común
Finnish:
  viherpeippo
French:
  Verdier d'Europe
Icelandic:
  Grænfinka
Italian:
  Verdone
Japanese:
  aokawarahiwa
Japanese:
  アオカワラヒワ
Dutch:
  Groenling
Norwegian:
  Grønnfink
Polish:
  dzwoniec
Portuguese:
  Verdilhão-comum
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Verdelhão
Russian:
  Зеленушка
Slovak:
  zelienka obyčajná
Swedish:
  grönfink
Chinese:
  欧金翅雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Common Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Verdier d'Europe ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Verdier d'Europe ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Western Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Western Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Carduelis chloris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Carduelis chloris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Carduelis chloris [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   European Greenfinch ( Carduelis chloris) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   European Greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Carduelis chloris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Chloris chloris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Arabic: الخضيري
Asturian: Verderón
Azerbaijani: Meşə kanareykası
Belarusian: Звычайная зелянушка
Bulgarian: Зеленика
Breton: Ar meleneg Europa
Catalan: Verderol, Verdum, verdum europeu
Catalan (Balears): Verderol
Czech: Zvonek zelený
Welsh: Llino Werdd, Llinos gwyrdd, Llinos werdd, Pila gwyrdd, Siencyn cywarch
Danish: Grønirisk
German: Gruenling, Grunfink, Grünfink, Grünling
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκός) Φλώρος, Λουλουδάς , Φλώρος
Greek (Cypriot): Λουλουδάς
English: Common Greenfinch, Eurasian Greenfinch, European Greenfinch, Greenfinch, Western Greenfinch
Esperanto: verda fringo
Spanish: Verdecillo, Verderón, Verderon Comun, Verderón Común
Spanish (Argentine): Verderón
Spanish (Spain): Verderón Común
Spanish (Uruguay): Verderón
Estonian: Rohevint
Basque: Txorru arrunta, Verdum
Persian: سهره سبز
Finnish: Viherpeippo
Faroese: Grønígða
French: Verdier, Verdier d’Europe, Verdier d'Europe
Irish: Glasán Darach
Gaelic: Glaisean Daraich
Galician: Verderolo, verderolo común, Verdum
Manx: Corkan Keylley Glass
Hebrew: ירקון
Croatian: Zelendur
Hungarian: Zöldike
Armenian: [Kanach Serinos ], Կանաչ Սերինոս
Icelandic: Grænfinka
Italian: Verdone, Verdone eurasiatico, Verdone europeo
Japanese: ao kawara hiwa, aokawarahiwa, ookawarahiwa
Japanese: アオカウァラヒウァ, アオカワラヒワ, オオカワラヒワ
Japanese (Kanji): 青河原鶸
Georgian: კრუალა, მესკია, მწვანულა
Kazakh: Жасылтауылжық, Жасылтуылжық
Kazakh (Transliteration): jasıl-tawıljıq
Cornish: Melenek
Latin: Carduelis chloris, Chloris chloris
Luxembourgish: Grénge Fénk
Lithuanian: Europinė žaliukė, Žaliuke, Žaliukė
Latvian: Zaļžubīte
Macedonian: Зеленушка, Обична зеленушка
Mongolian: Өрнийн ногоолдой
Mongolian (Transliteration): örniŋ nogooldoi
Maltese: Verdun
Dutch: Groenling
Norwegian: Grønnfink, Svenske
Polish: dzwoniec, dzwoniec (zwyczajny), Dzwoniec zwyczajny
Pinyin: jīn-chì, lǜ jīn-chì, ōu jīn-chì-què
Portuguese: sem nome, verdelhão, verdilhão, Verdilhão-comum
Portuguese (Brazil): Verdelhão
Portuguese (Portugal): Verdilhão
Romansh: Verdaun
Romanian: Florinte
Russian: Zelenushka, Зеленушка, Зеленушка обыкновенная, Обыкновенная зеленушка
Northern Sami: Ruonábeibboš
Slovak: Stehlík zelený, Zelenika obyčajná, zelienka obyčajná
Slovenian: zelenec
Albanian: Verduni
Serbian: zelentarka, Зелентарка
Swedish: Grönfink
Turkish: Florya
Ukrainian: Зеленяк
Chinese: 欧金翅雀, 绿金翅, 金翅
Chinese (Traditional): 歐金翅雀, 綠金翅, 金翅

 

         

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