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Greater Antillean Bullfinch

Melopyrrha violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Greater Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla violacea) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Thraupidae
Genus:
  Melopyrrha

Scientific:
  Melopyrrha violacea

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.176

Protonym:
  Loxia violacea

Avibase ID:
  CAE909E3EE05F180

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CAE909E3

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560891

Geographic range:

  • Melopyrrha violacea violacea: Bahamas and Caicos Islands
  • Melopyrrha violacea maurella: Tortue and Gonâve Islands (Haiti) and Saona Island (Dominican Republic)
  • Melopyrrha violacea affinis (affinis): Hispaniola and Isla Catalina
  • Melopyrrha violacea affinis (parishi): Île-á-Vache and Beata I. (off Hispaniola)
  • Melopyrrha violacea ruficollis: Jamaica
English:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch
Czech:
kněžík antilský
German:
Rotsteiß-Gimpelfink
Danish:
Stor Antilfinke
Spanish:
Semillero Prieto
Finnish:
isojenantilliensirkku
French:
Pèrenoir petit-coq
Italian:
Ciuffolotto delle Grandi Antillle
Japanese:
kuroakauso
Japanese:
クロアカウソ
Dutch:
Bahamadikbekje
Norwegian:
Rødbrynspurv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudbrynsporv
Polish:
giloluszcz rudobrewy
Russian:
Большой антильский снегирь
Slovak:
ostrovčan obočnatý
Swedish:
rostbrynad fink
Ukrainian:
Вівсянка-снігурець велика
Chinese:
大安德牛雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Pyrrhulagra violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Pyrrhulagra violacea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Pyrrhulagra violacea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Pyrrhulagra violacea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Sporophile petit-coq ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Sporophile petit-coq ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha violacea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Pyrrhulagra violacea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Pyrrhulagra violacea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Pyrrhulagra violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Loxigilla violacea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Loxigilla violacea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Loxigilla violacea [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Greater Antillean Bullfinch ( Loxigilla violacea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Loxigilla violacea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Loxigilla violacea [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Catalan: menjagrà de les Grans Antilles
Czech: Knežík antilský, kněžík antilský
Danish: Stor Antilfinke
German: Rotbrauen-Gimpeltangare, Rotsteiß-Gimpelfink
English: Greater Antillean Bullfinch
English (IOC): Greater Antillean Bullfinch
Spanish: Come Ñame Violaceo, Gallito Prieto, Semillero Prieto
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gallito Prieto
Spanish (Spain): Semillero Prieto
Spanish (HBW): Greater Antillean Bullfinch
Finnish: Isoantilliensirkku, isojenantilliensirkku
French: Grand Bouvreuil antillais, Loxigilla des Antilles, Pèrenoir petit-coq, Sporophile petit-coq
French (AOU): Sporophile petit-coq
Haitian Creole French: Ti Kòk
Hungarian: ibolyakék pirókpinty
Italian: Ciuffolotto delle Grandi Antille, Ciuffolotto delle Grandi Antillle
Japanese: chuukuroakauso, kuroakauso
Japanese: クロアカウソ, チュウクロアカウソ
Scientific: Loxia violacea, Loxigilla violacea, Loxigilla violacea violacea, Melopyrrha violacea, Pyrrhulagra violacea
Lithuanian: Didžioji sniegeninė starta
Dutch: Bahamadikbekje, Bahama-dikbekje
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudbrynsporv
Norwegian: Rødbrynspurv
Polish: giloluszcz rudobrewy, gilołuszcz rudobrewy, gilówka rudobrewa
Russian: Большой антильский снегирь, Красногузая снегирёвая овсянка
Slovak: ostrovčan obočnatý
Serbian: Zimovka sa Velikih Antila
Swedish: rostbrynad fink, Större Antillfink
Ukrainian: Вівсянка-снігурець велика
Chinese: 大安德牛雀
Chinese (Traditional): 大安地列斯牛雀

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