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Zebra Finch (castanotis)

Taeniopygia guttata castanotis (Gould, J 1837)

The Australian zebra finch or chestnut-eared finch is the most common estrildid finch of Central Australia and ranges over most of the continent, avoiding only the cool humid south and some areas of the tropical far north. The bird has been introduced to Puerto Rico and Portugal. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
   Taeniopygia
Scientific:
  Taeniopygia guttata castanotis


Original description

Citation:
  (Gould, J 1837)

Reference:
   Synopsis Birds Austral. Adj. Isl. App. pl. 10, fig. 1

Protonym:
  Amadina castanotis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/47441508


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  CAEA27374CFFADBA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-CAEA2737

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CAEA2737


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 924665

Geographic range:

  • Taeniopygia guttata castanotis: Mainland Australia (except n, s and e coastal regions)
English:
Zebra Finch (castanotis)
Czech:
zebřička australská
Danish:
Australsk Zebrafinke
German:
Australzebraamadine
Spanish:
Diamante cebra australiano
French:
Diamant mandarin (castanotis)
Croatian:
australska zebrica
Italian:
Diamante mandarino australiano
Japanese (romaji):
kurimimikinkachou
Japanese:
クリミミキンカチョウ
Dutch:
Australische Zebravink
Norwegian:
Sebraastrild
Polish:
zeberka australijska
Portuguese:
mandarim-australiano
Portuguese (Portugal):
diamante-australiano
Russian:
Aвстралийская зебровая амадина
Slovak:
zebrička austrálska
Swedish:
australisk zebrafink
Ukrainian:
Діамантник австралійський
Chinese:
栗耳草雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Zebra Finch (castanotis) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Zebra Finch (castanotis) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Zebra Finch (Australian) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Zebra Finch (Australian) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Zebra Finch (Australian) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Zebra Finch (Australian) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Zebra Finch (Australian) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Zebra Finch (Australian) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Zebra Finch (Australian) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Zebra Finch (Australian) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Zebra Finch (Australian) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Zebra Finch (Australian) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Zebra Finch (Australian) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Zebra Finch (Australian) ( Taeniopygia guttata castanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Poephila guttata castanotis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Australian Zebra Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Poephila guttata castanotis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Poephila guttata castanotis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Chestnut-eared Finch ( Taeniopygia castanotis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Taeniopygia guttata castanotis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Taeniopygia guttata (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Asturian: Diamante cebra (castanotis)
Bulgarian: Зеброва амадина (ssp. castanotis)
Catalan: diamant zebrat d'Austràlia, Diamant zebrat de timor (castanotis)
Czech: zebřička australská, zebřička pestrá (ssp. castanotis)
Danish: Australsk Zebrafinke, Brunøret Zebrafinke
German: Australisches Zebrafink, Australzebraamadine, Zebraamadine (castanotis)
English: Australian zebra finch, Chestnut-eared Finch, Zebra Finch (Australian), Zebra Finch (castanotis)
English, HBW: Australian Zebra Finch
English (IOC): Zebra Finch (Australian)
English (United States): Zebra Finch (Australian)
Esperanto: Kaŝtanorela teniopigio
Spanish: Diamante Cebra (australiano), Diamante Cebra Australiano, Pinzón de Orejas Castañas
Spanish (Cuba): Zebrita (castanotis)
Spanish (Spain): Diamante cebra (australiano), Diamnte Cebre Australiano
Spanish (HBW): Zebra Finch (Australian)
Estonian: austraalia sebra-amadiin
French: Diamant à oreillons marron, Diamant d'Australie, Diamant mandarin, Diamant mandarin (castanotis), Diamant mandarin (nominal), Diamant mandarin de Timor, Mandarin d’Australie, Mandarin d'Australie
Galician: Diamante mandarín (castanotis)
Croatian: australska zebrica
Icelandic: Sebrafinka (castanotis)
Italian: Diamante mandarino australiano, Fringuello guancecastane
Japanese (romaji): kinkachou (castanotis), kurimimikinkachou
Japanese: キンカチョウ (castanotis), キンカチョウ(castanotis), クリミミキンカチョウ
Scientific: Amadina castanotis, Peophila guttata castanotis, Poephila castanotis, Poephila guttata castanotis, Taeniopygia castanotis, Taeniopygia castanotis hartogi, Taeniopygia guttata castanotis, Taenopygia guttata castanotis, Zonaeginthus castanotis alexandrae, Zonaeginthus castanotis mouki, Zonaeginthus castanotis mungi, Zonaeginthus castanotis roebucki, Zonaeginthus castanotis wayensis
Dutch: Australische Zebravink, Zebravink (castanotis)
Norwegian: Sebraastrild, sebraastrild (castanotis), sundaastrild (castanotis)
Polish: zeberka australijska, zeberka prazkogardla, zeberka prążkogardła, zeberka timorska (castanotis)
Portuguese: mandarim-australiano
Portuguese (Portugal): diamante-australiano, diamante-mandarim (castanotis), Mandarim (castanotis)
Russian: Aвстралийская зебровая амадина, Зебровая амадина (castanotis)
Slovak: zebrička austrálska, zebrička austrálska (skup.)
Slovenian: Zebrica (castanotis)
Serbian: Zebrasta zeba (castanotis)
Swedish: australisk zebrafink, zebrafink (castanotis)
Turkish: Zebra ispinozu (castanotis), Zebra İspinozu (castanotis)
Ukrainian: Діамантник австралійський
Chinese: 栗耳草雀

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