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White-winged Snowfinch

Montifringilla nivalis (Linnaeus, 1766)

The White-winged Snowfinch (Montifringilla nivalis), or just Snowfinch, is a small passerine bird. Despite its name, it is a sparrow rather than a true finch. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
  Montifringilla

Scientific:
  Montifringilla nivalis

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.321

Protonym:
  Fringilla nivalis

Avibase ID:
  3E389D037AA10A4C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3E389D03

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561220

Geographic range:

  • Montifringilla nivalis nivalis: southern Europe from northern Spain (the Pyrenees) and Corsica through the Alps and Italy to Greece
  • Montifringilla nivalis alpicola: Caucasus to n Iran, Afghanistan (Hindu Kush) and w Pamirs
  • Montifringilla nivalis kwenlunensis: W China (w Kunlun Shan Mts. to s Tibet and e Qinghai)
  • Montifringilla nivalis leucura: S and e Asia Minor
  • Montifringilla nivalis gaddi: Zagros Mountains (sw Iran)
  • Montifringilla nivalis tianshanica: Alayskiy and Chatkal'skiy mountains to w Tien Shan Mts.
  • Montifringilla nivalis groumgrzimaili: E Tien Shan Mts. to w China (n Xinjiang) and w Mongolia
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English:
White-winged Snowfinch
Czech:
pěnkavák sněžný
German:
Schneesperling
Danish:
Snefinke
Spanish:
Gorrión Alpino
Finnish:
lumivarpunen
French:
Niverolle alpine
Icelandic:
Snæspör
Italian:
Fringuello alpino
Japanese:
yukisuzume
Japanese:
ユキスズメ
Dutch:
Sneeuwvink
Norwegian:
Fjellspurv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fjellsporv
Polish:
śnieżka
Portuguese:
Pardal-alpino
Russian:
Снежный воробей
Slovak:
snehárka vrchovská
Swedish:
snöfink
Ukrainian:
Горобець сніговий, або в’юрок сніговий
Chinese:
白斑翅雪雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Niverolle alpine ( Montifringilla nivalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Montifringilla nivalis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Asturian: Picalbín
Azerbaijani: Alp vüroku
Bulgarian: Снежна чинка
Catalan: Gorrió d'ala blanca, Pardal d'ala blanca, Teuladí torredà
Catalan (Balears): Gorrió d'ala blanca
Valencian: Teuladí torredà
Montenegrin: sniježni vrabac
Czech: Penkavák snežní, Pěnkavák sněžní, Pěnkavák sněžný, pìnkavák snìžní
Danish: Snefinke
German: Schneefink, Schneesperling
Greek: (Κοινός) Χιονόστρουθος, Χιονόστρουθος
English: Common Snowfinch, Eurasian Snow Finch, Eurasian Snowfinch, Eurasian Snow-Finch, Snow finch, Snowfinch, White-winged Snow Finch, White-winged Snowfinch
English (IOC): White-winged Snowfinch
Spanish: Gorrion Alpino, Gorrión alpino, Gorrión Alpino de Alas Blancas, Gorrión Nival, Pinzón de los Alpes
Spanish (Spain): Gorrión Alpino
Spanish (HBW): Gorrión alpino
Estonian: lumevarblane
Basque: Elur-txonta, Pardal d'ala blanca
Persian: گنجشک برفی
Finnish: Lumivarpunen
French: Niverolle, Niverolle alpine, Niverolle des Alpes, Niverolle des neiges, Nivrolle, Pinson des neiges
Galician: Pardal alpino, Pardal d'ala blanca , Pardal orelleiro
Hebrew: שלגית
Croatian: Planinska zeba, Snježna zeba
Hungarian: Havasi pinty , Havasipinty
Armenian: [Dzyan Chnchghuk ], Ձյան Ճնճղուկ
Icelandic: Snæspör
Italian: Fringuello alpino, Fringuello delle nevi eurasiatico
Japanese: yukisuzume, Yuki-suzume
Japanese: ユキスズメ, ユキスヅメ
Japanese (Kanji): 雪雀
Georgian: ალპური მთიულა, თოვლა-მთიულა, მეთოვლია
Khakas: Ах ханат пораатай
Kazakh: Қар құнақ
Kazakh (Transliteration): qar qunaq
Scientific: Fringilla nivalis, Montifringilla nivalis, Montifringilla nivalis nivalis
Luxembourgish: Schnéifénk
Lithuanian: Baltasparnė sniegstartė, Sniegžvirblis
Latvian: Alpu sniedze, Sniega kalnzvirbulis
Macedonian: снежна ѕвингалка, Снежно врапче
Mongolian: Цасан бужирга, Цасны богшоодой, Цасны бор шувуу
Mongolian (Transliteration): tsasni bogshoodoi, tsasni bor shuvuu
Maltese: Għammiel tas-Silġ, Sponsun tas-Silg
Dutch: Sneeuwvink
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fjellsporv
Norwegian: Fjellspurv, Snøfink
Polish: sniezka, śnieżka, śnieżka (zwyczajna), Śnieżka zwyczajna
Pinyin: bái-bān-chì xuě-què
Portuguese: pardal alpino, Pardal-alpino
Portuguese (Portugal): Pardal-alpino
Romansh: Squinz
Romanian: Chinghiță alpină
Russian: Snezhny Vyurok, Альпийский вьюрок, Воробей снежный, Снежный воробей, Снежный вьюрок
Sindhi: ځىؼٚټ ث ٳَي
Slovak: snehárka vrchovská
Slovenian: planinski vrabec, snežni vrabec
Albanian: Parosi i dëborës
Serbian: Planinski vrabac, Snežna zeba, sniježna zeba, Снежна зеба
Swedish: Snöfink
Turkmen: Meÿdan serçe, Meÿdan serçi
Turkish: Kar serçesi, Қар құнақ
Tuvinian: Хар бора-хөкпежи
Ukrainian: В'юрок сніговий , Горобець сніговий, або в’юрок сніговий, Сніговий в'юрок
Chinese: [bai-ban-chi xue-que], 白斑翅雪雀
Chinese (Traditional): 白斑翅雪雀

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