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Black-winged Snowfinch

Montifringilla adamsi Adams, 1859

The Tibetan Snowfinch, Black-winged Snowfinch or Adams's Snowfinch (Montifringilla adamsi) is a species of bird in the sparrow family. It is found in China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is commonly resident in the Tibetan plateau region of northwestern Nepal, where it spends the summer at elevations of 4,200–5,100 metres (13,800–16,700 ft) and the winter at 2,530–3,445 metres (8,300–11,302 ft), on open stony hillsides, on plateaux and near villages. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
  Montifringilla

Scientific:
  Montifringilla adamsi

Citation:
  Adams, 1859

Reference:
  PZS(1858) Pt26 no.377 p.482

Protonym:
  Montifringilla Adamsi

Avibase ID:
  0039BCC01D40E550

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0039BCC0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561217

Geographic range:

  • Montifringilla adamsi adamsi: Kashmir to Nepal, Sikkim, s Tibet and sw China
  • Montifringilla adamsi xerophila: W China (nw Nan Shan Mts. to Astin Tagh Mts.)
English:
Black-winged Snowfinch
Czech:
pěnkavák Adamsův
German:
Adamsschneesperling
Danish:
Himalayasnefinke
Spanish:
Gorrión de Adams
Finnish:
tuhkalumivarpunen
French:
Niverolle du Tibet
Italian:
Fringuello alpino alinere
Japanese:
hajiroyukisuzume
Japanese:
ハジロユキスズメ
Dutch:
Adams' Sneeuwvink
Norwegian:
Svartvingefjellspurv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svartvengfjellsporv
Polish:
sniezka czarnoskrzydla
Russian:
Снежный вьюрок Адамса
Slovak:
snehárka čiernokrídla
Swedish:
svartvingad snöfink
Ukrainian:
Горобець чорнокрилий
Chinese:
褐翅雪雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Niverolle du Tibet ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Niverolle du Tibet ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Tibetan Snow Finch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Tibetan Snow Finch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Adams' Snow Finch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Adams' Snow Finch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Tibetan Snow-Finch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Tibetan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi)
James Lee Peters:
Montifringilla adamsi [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Montifringilla adamsi [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Montifringilla adamsi [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Black-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla adamsi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Montifringilla adamsi [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Montifringilla adamsi [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Montifringilla [nivalis, henrici or adamsi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: pardal d'Adams
Czech: Penkavák Adamsuv, pěnkavák Adamsův
Danish: Himalayasnefinke
German: Adalsschneesperling, Adams-Schneefi, Adamsschneefink, Adamsschneesperling, Adams-Schneesperling
English: Adam's Snow Finch, Adams' Snow Finch, Adam's Snowfinch, Adams's Snowfinch, Black-winged Snow Finch, Black-winged Snowfinch, Tibet Snowfinch, Tibetan Snow Finch, Tibetan Snowfinch, Tibetan Snow-Finch
English (India): Black-winged Snowfinch (Tibetan Snowfinch)
English (IOC): Black-winged Snowfinch
Spanish: Gorrión Alpino de Adam, Gorrión de Adams
Spanish (Spain): Gorrión de Adams
Spanish (HBW): Black-winged Snowfinch
Estonian: tiibeti lumevarblane, tuhkrind-lumevarblane
Finnish: Tuhkalumivarpunen
French: Niverolle d'Adams, Niverolle du Tibet
Hungarian: himalájai havasipinty
Italian: Fringuello alpino alinere, Fringuello alpino di Adams, Fringuello delle nevi alinere
Japanese: hajiroyukisuzume
Japanese: ハジロユキスズメ
Scientific: Montifringilla adamsi, Montifringilla adamsi adamsi
Lithuanian: Adamso sniegstartė
Latvian: Himalaju sniedze
Dutch: Adams' Sneeuwvink, Adam-sneeuwvink
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartvengfjellsporv
Norwegian: Svartvingefjellspurv
Polish: sniezka czarnoskrzydla, śnieżka czarnoskrzydła
Russian: Адамсов снежный вьюрок, Снежный вьюрок Адамса
Slovak: snehárka čiernokrídla
Serbian: Adamsov planinski vrabac
Swedish: Svartvingad snöfink, Tibetansk snöfink
Ukrainian: Горобець чорнокрилий
Chinese: 褐翅雪雀
Chinese (Traditional): 褐翅雪雀

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