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Drakensberg Siskin

Crithagra symonsi (Roberts, 1916)

The Drakensberg siskin 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. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Fringillidae
Genus:
   Crithagra
Scientific:
  Crithagra symonsi


Original description

Citation:
  (Roberts, 1916)

Reference:
  Ann.TransvaalMus. p.257

Protonym:
  Spinus symonsi

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/203183#page/645/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  875794B976935B57

Avibase ID:
  avibase-875794B9

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 (romaji):
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:
afrokulczyk natalski
Portuguese:
canário-das-drankensberg
Russian:
Лесотский канареечник
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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra 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]
eBird version 2021:
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 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 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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra symonsi) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Serinus totta symonsi [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Serinus symonsi) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Drakensberg Siskin ( Crithagra 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
Azerbaijani: Cənubi-Afrika bülbülçəsi
Catalan: gafarró del monts Drakensberg
Czech: Zvonohlík natalský
Danish: Kongealariosisken
German: Basutogirlitz, Basutogirliz, Drakensberggirlitz
English: Drakensberg Siskin, Drakensburg Siskin, Symons's Siskin
English, HBW: Drakensberg Siskin
English (IOC): Drakensberg Siskin
English (United States): Drakensberg Siskin
Esperanto: Drakensberga siskino
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 (romaji): 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
Portuguese (Portugal): canário-das-drakensberg
Russian: Лесотский канареечник, Южноафриканский канареечный вьюрок
Slovak: kanárik žltobradý
Sotho, Southern: Tšoere
Swedish: Drakensbergsiska
Turkish: Kızılca sırtlı iskete, Kızılca Sırtlı İskete
Ukrainian: Щедрик натальський
Chinese: 德拉丝雀
Chinese (Traditional): 西蒙氏絲雀

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