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Drakensberg Siskin

Crithagra symonsi (Roberts, 1916)

The Drakensberg Siskin, (Serinus symonsi), is a small passerine bird in the finch family. It is an endemic resident breeder in the eastern Cape Province Transkei and western Natal in South Africa, and in Lesotho. It is sometimes assigned to the genus Pseudochloroptila as Pseudochloroptila symonsi . Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Fringillidae
Genus:
  Crithagra

Scientific:
  Crithagra symonsi

Citation:
  (Roberts, 1916)

Reference:
  Ann.TransvaalMus. 5 suppl. p.1

Protonym:
  Spinus symonsi

Avibase ID:
  875794B976935B57

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/875794B9

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 997834

Geographic range:

  • Crithagra symonsi: Montane scrub of w Natal and Lesotho (Drakensberg Mountains)
English:
Drakensberg Siskin
Catalan:
gafarró del monts Drakensberg
Czech:
zvonohlík natalský
Danish:
Kongealariosisken
German:
Basutogirlitz
Spanish:
Canario del Drakensberg
Spanish (Spain):
Canario del Drakensberg
Finnish:
lesothonhemppo
French:
Serin de Symons
Croatian:
smeđoleđi čižak
Hungarian:
sárkány-hegységi csicsörke
Icelandic:
Drekafinka
Italian:
Lucarino dei Drakensberg
Japanese:
dorakensuba-guhiwa
Japanese:
ドラケンスバーグヒワ
Lithuanian:
Pietų Afrikos svilikėlis
Dutch:
Basutokanarie
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Drakensbergirisk
Norwegian:
Drakensbergirisk
Polish:
kulczyk natalski
Portuguese:
Canário das Drankensberg
Russian:
Южноафриканский канареечный вьюрок
Slovak:
kanárik žltobradý
Swedish:
drakensbergsiska
Ukrainian:
Щедрик натальський
Chinese:
德拉丝雀
Chinese (Traditional):
西蒙氏絲雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Serin de Symons ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Serin de Symons ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Carduelis symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Drakensburg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Drakensburg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Drakensburg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Pseudochloroptila symonsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Serinus totta symonsi [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Serinus totta symonsi [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Serinus symonsi [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Crithagra symonsi [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Crithagra [totta or symonsi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Bergpietjiekanarie
Catalan: gafarró del monts Drakensberg
Czech: Zvonohlík natalský
Danish: Kongealariosisken
German: Basutogirlitz, Basutogirliz, Drakensberggirlitz
English: Drakensberg Siskin, Drakensburg Siskin, Symons's Siskin
English (IOC): Drakensberg Siskin
Spanish: Canario del Drakensberg, Serín de Drakensberg, Serín del Drakensberg
Spanish (Spain): Canario del Drakensberg
Spanish (HBW): Drakensberg Siskin
Estonian: lesot(h)o rohtlavint, lesotho rohtlavint
Finnish: Lesothonhemppo
French: Serin de Symons, Serin du Drakensberg, Serin du Drakensburg
Croatian: smeđoleđi čižak
Hungarian: sárkány-hegységi csicsörke
Icelandic: Drekafinka
Italian: Lucarino dei Drakensberg, Venturone del Drakensberg, Verzellino del Drakensberg
Japanese: dorakensuba-guhiwa, keapuhiwa
Japanese: ケアプヒワ, ドラケンスバーグヒワ
Scientific: Carduelis symonsi, Crithagra symonsi, Pseudochloroptila symonsi, Pseudochloroptila totta symonsi, Serinus symonsi, Serinus totta symonsi, Spinus symonsi
Lithuanian: Pietų Afrikos svilikėlis
Dutch: Basutokanarie, Basuto-kanarie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Drakensbergirisk
Norwegian: Drakensbergirisk
Polish: afrokulczyk natalski, kulczyk natalski
Portuguese: Canário das Drankensberg, canário-das-drankensberg
Russian: Южноафриканский канареечный вьюрок
Slovak: kanárik žltobradý
Sotho, Southern: Tšoere
Swedish: Drakensbergsiska
Ukrainian: Щедрик натальський
Chinese: 德拉丝雀
Chinese (Traditional): 西蒙氏絲雀

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