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Crimson Seedcracker

Pyrenestes sanguineus Swainson, WJ 1837

The crimson seedcracker is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 834,000 km2 (322,000 sq mi). It is found in Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone. The International Union for Conservation of Nature has classified the species as being of least concern. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
   Pyrenestes
Scientific:
  Pyrenestes sanguineus


Original description

Citation:
  Swainson, WJ 1837

Reference:
   Nat. Hist. Birds W. Afr. 1 p.156

Protonym:
  Pirenestes sanguineus

Link:
  https://archive.org/details/birdswesternafr00jardgoog/page/n190/mode/2up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E617A8C3747F2182

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E617A8C3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E617A8C3


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562646

Geographic range:

  • Pyrenestes sanguineus: Senegambia to s Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ivory Coast
English:
Crimson Seedcracker
Catalan:
estrilda becgrossa escarlata
Czech:
rudoušek karmínový
Danish:
Karminfrøknækker
German:
Karmesinastrild
Spanish:
Estrilda Piquigorda Escarlata
Spanish (Spain):
Estrilda Piquigorda Escarlata
Finnish:
punalyijynokka
French:
Pyréneste gros-bec
Croatian:
krupnokljuna estrilda
Hungarian:
karmazsinasztrild
Italian:
Spaccasemi cremisi
Japanese (romaji):
akachatanewarikinpara
Japanese:
アカチャタネワリキンパラ
Lithuanian:
Raudonoji purpurinė astrilda
Dutch:
Karmozijnastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Karminastrild
Norwegian:
Karminastrild
Polish:
krasnoliczka szkarłatna
Portuguese:
Estrilda-bicuda-carmim
Russian:
Карминный толстоклюв
Slovak:
luskáčik karmínový
Serbian:
Karmezin astrilda
Swedish:
karmosinastrild
Ukrainian:
Червонощок західний
Chinese:
赤红裂籽雀
Chinese (Traditional):
赤紅砸籽雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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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):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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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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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pyrenestes [ostrinus, sanguineus or minor] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: estrilda becgrossa escarlata
Czech: Astrild karmínový, rudoušek karmínový
Danish: Karminfrøknækker
German: Karmesinastrild, Karmesin-Astrild
English: Crimson Seedcracker, Crimson Seed-cracker
English, HBW: Crimson Seedcracker
English (IOC): Crimson Seedcracker
English (United States): Crimson Seedcracker
Esperanto: Sanga pirenesto
Spanish: Estrilda Piquigorda Escarlata, Pinzón Casca Nueces Rojo
Spanish (Spain): Estrilda Piquigorda Escarlata
Spanish (HBW): Crimson Seedcracker
Estonian: soo-veriamadiin
Finnish: loistomurskaajapeippo, punalyijynokka, Punamurskaajapeippo
French: Gros-bec ponceau, Grosbec ponceau à ventre brun, Gros-bec ponceau à ventre brun, Gros-bec ponceau à ventre noir, Pyréneste gros-bec
Croatian: krupnokljuna estrilda
Hungarian: karmazsinasztrild
Italian: Spaccasemi cremisi, Spaccasemi rosso
Japanese (romaji): akachatanewarikimpara, akachatanewarikinpara, akachatanewatarikinpara
Japanese: アカチャタネウァリキンパラ, アカチャタネワタリキンパラ, アカチャタネワリキンパラ
Scientific: Pirenestes sanguineus, Pyrenestes ostrinus sanguineus, Pyrenestes sanguineus, Pyrenestes sanguineus sanguineus
Lithuanian: Raudonoji purpurinė astrilda
Dutch: Karmozijnastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk: Karminastrild
Norwegian: Karminastrild
Polish: krasnoliczka szkarlatna, krasnoliczka szkarłatna
Portuguese: Estrilda-bicuda-carmim
Portuguese (Portugal): Bico-grossudo-sanguíneo, quebra-sementes-carmesim
Russian: Карминный толстоклюв, Малиновый пиренестес
Slovak: luskácik karmínový, luskáčik karmínový
Serbian: Karmezin astrilda
Swedish: Karminastrild, karmosinastrild
Turkish: Al tohumçatlatan
Ukrainian: Червонощок західний
Chinese: 赤红裂籽雀
Chinese (Traditional): 赤紅砸籽雀

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