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St. Lucia Black Finch

Melanospiza richardsoni (Cory, 1886)

The Saint Lucia Black Finch (Melanospiza richardsoni) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. Sometimes classified in the bunting and American sparrow family Emberizidae, more recent studies have shown it to belong in the tanager family. It is monotypic within the genus Melanospiza. It is endemic to Saint Lucia. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Thraupidae
Genus:
  Melanospiza

Scientific:
  Melanospiza richardsoni

Citation:
  (Cory, 1886)

Reference:
  Auk 3 p.382

Protonym:
  Loxigilla richardsoni

Avibase ID:
  AAE045586D338E8A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AAE04558

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561051


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Melanospiza richardsoni: St. Lucia (Lesser Antilles)
English:
St. Lucia Black Finch
Czech:
kněžík černý
German:
Blassfuß-Gimpelfink
Danish:
Skt. Lucia-finke
Spanish:
Semillero de Santa Lucía
Finnish:
saintluciansirkkunen
French:
Moisson pied-blanc
Italian:
Fringuello nero di Saint Lucia
Japanese:
sentorushiakuroshitodo
Japanese:
セントルシアクロシトド
Dutch:
Sint-Luciagrondvink
Norwegian:
Bekspurv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Beksporv
Polish:
luszcz
Russian:
Чёрный санталючийский вьюрок
Slovak:
ostrovčan bledonohý
Swedish:
saintluciagräsfink
Ukrainian:
Вівсянка санта-лусійська
Chinese:
圣卢西亚黑雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
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):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
St Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
St Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
St Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
St Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
St Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
St Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
St Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Moisson pied-blanc ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Moisson pied-blanc ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Clements 1st edition:
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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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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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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
St Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
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):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
St Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
St Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
St Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
St Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
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:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
James Lee Peters:
Melanospiza richardsoni
James Lee Peters (original):
Melanospiza richardsoni
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Melanospiza richardsoni
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
St. Lucia Black Finch ( Melanospiza richardsoni)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melanospiza richardsoni
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melanospiza richardsoni

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: menjagrà de l'illa Saint Lucia
Czech: Knežík cerný, kněžík černý
Danish: Skt. Lucia-finke, St. Lucia-finke
German: Blassfuß-Gimpelfink, Blassfuß-Gimpeltangare
English: St Lucia Black Finch, St. Lucia Black Finch, St.Lucia black finch
English (IOC): St. Lucia Black Finch
Spanish: Pinzón de Santa Lucia, Semillero de Santa Lucía
Spanish (Spain): Semillero de Santa Lucía
Spanish (HBW): St. Lucia Black Finch
Finnish: Saintluciansirkkunen
French: Bruant de Richardson, Moisson pied-blanc, Pinson noir de Sainte-Lucie
Hungarian: szigeti bölénypinty
Italian: Fringuello nero di Saint Lucia, Fringuello nero di Santa Lucia
Japanese: sentorushiakuroshitodo
Japanese: セントルシアクロシトド
Scientific: Loxigilla richardsoni, Melanospiza richardsoni
Lithuanian: Karibinė starta
Dutch: Sint Lucia-grondvink, Sint-Luciagrondvink
Norwegian Nynorsk: Beksporv
Norwegian: Bekspurv
Polish: luszcz, łuszcz, ziębołuszcz czarny
Russian: Чёрная карибская овсянка, Чёрный санталючийский вьюрок
Slovak: ostrovčan bledonohý
Serbian: Crna zeba sa ostrva Santa Lucija
Swedish: saintluciagräsfink, Svartfink
Ukrainian: Вівсянка санта-лусійська
Chinese: 圣卢西亚黑雀
Chinese (Traditional): 聖露西亞黑雀

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