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Masked Finch

Poephila personata Gould, J 1842

The masked finch is a small passerine bird in the estrildid finch family, Estrildidae. It is a common resident of dry savannah across northern Australia, from the Kimberley, across the Top End, the Gulf country and the southern part of Cape York Peninsula, as far east as Chillagoe, but always near water. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
   Poephila
Scientific:
  Poephila personata


Original description

Citation:
  Gould, J 1842

Reference:
   Birds Austral. [Gould] pt6 pl.91

Protonym:
  Poephila personata

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/48286097


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  6642D95D534720EF

Avibase ID:
  avibase-6642D95D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6642D95D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562369

Geographic range:

  • Poephila personata personata: N Australia (Kimberley, Western Australia to nw Queensland)
  • Poephila personata leucotis: N Queensland (Cape York Peninsula)
English:
Masked Finch
Catalan:
diamant durbec
Czech:
pásovník škraboškový
Danish:
Maskebæltefinke
German:
Maskenamadine
Spanish:
Diamante Enmascarado
Spanish (Spain):
Diamante Enmascarado
Finnish:
naamioseeprapeippo
French:
Diamant masqué
Croatian:
žutokljuna amadina
Hungarian:
álarcos amandina
Icelandic:
Grímuemla
Italian:
Diamante mascherato
Japanese (romaji):
kibashikinseichou
Japanese:
キバシキンセイチョウ
Lithuanian:
Kaukėtoji pievinė amadina
Dutch:
Maskeramadine
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Maskeastrild
Norwegian:
Maskeastrild
Polish:
amadynka maskowa
Portuguese:
Diamante-mascarado
Portuguese (Portugal):
diamante-mascarado
Russian:
Масковая амадина
Slovak:
amadinka masková
Serbian:
Maskirana amadina
Swedish:
stenknäcksastrild
Ukrainian:
Діамантник масковий
Chinese:
白耳草雀
Chinese (Traditional):
白耳草雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Diamant masqué ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Diamant masqué ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 14.1:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Poephila personata [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Poephila personata [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Poephila personata [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.03:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.04:
Masked Finch ( Poephila personata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Poephila personata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Poephila personata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: diamant durbec
Czech: Pásovník škraboškový
Danish: Maskebæltefinke
German: Maskenamadine
English: Masked Finch, Masked Grassfinch
English, HBW: Masked Finch
English (IOC): Masked Finch
English (United States): Masked Finch
Esperanto: Maska poefilo
Spanish: Diamante Enmascarado, Pinzón Enmascarado
Spanish (Spain): Diamante Enmascarado
Spanish (HBW): Masked Finch
Estonian: rohuamadiin
Finnish: Naamioseeprapeippo
French: Diamant à masque, Diamant masqué, Mandarin masqué
Croatian: žutokljuna amadina
Hungarian: álarcos amandina
Icelandic: Grímuemla
Italian: Diamante mascherato, Fringuello mascherato
Japanese (romaji): kibashikinseichou
Japanese: キバシキンセイチョウ
Scientific: Poephila personata, Poephila personata personata
Lithuanian: Kaukėtoji pievinė amadina
Dutch: Maskeramadine, Maskeramandine, Masker-amandine
Norwegian Nynorsk: Maskeastrild
Norwegian: Maskeastrild, Maskebeltefink
Polish: amadynka maskowa
Portuguese: Diamante-mascarado
Portuguese (Portugal): diamante-mascarado
Russian: Масковая амадина, Масковая травяная амадина
Slovak: amadinka masková
Serbian: Maskirana amadina
Swedish: Maskbältfink , stenknäcksastrild
Turkish: Kocabaş mumgagası
Ukrainian: Діамантник масковий
Chinese: 白耳草雀
Chinese (Traditional): 白耳草雀

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