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Gray-crowned, Black or Brown-capped Rosy-Finch

Leucosticte [tephrocotis, atrata or australis] (= Leucosticte tephrocotis) (Swainson, WJ 1832)

The gray-crowned rosy finch, or gray-crowned rosy-finch, is a species of passerine bird in the family Fringillidae native to Alaska, western Canada, and the north-western United States. Due to its remote and rocky alpine habitat it is rarely seen. There are currently six recognized subspecies. It is one of four species of rosy finches. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Fringillidae
Genus:
   Leucosticte
Scientific:
  Leucosticte tephrocotis


Original description

Citation:
  (Swainson, WJ 1832)

Reference:
   Fauna Bor.-Amer. pt. 2 Birds [Swainson & Richardson] 2(1831) p.265

Protonym:
  Linaria (Leucosticte) tephrocotis

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27217503#page/397/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F3528F1941794550

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F3528F19

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F3528F19


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 179215

Geographic range:

  • Leucosticte tephrocotis tephrocotis: Mts. of Yukon and w Alberta to se Br. Columbia and nw Montana
  • Leucosticte tephrocotis irvingi: Brooks Range (n Alaska)
  • Leucosticte tephrocotis wallowa: Wallowa Mountains (ne Oregon); winters to w-central Nevada
  • Leucosticte tephrocotis dawsoni: E California (Sierra Nevada, White and Inyo mountains)
  • Leucosticte tephrocotis [griseonucha or maxima]: Komandorskiye, Aleutian and Kodiak islands to Alaska
  • Leucosticte tephrocotis littoralis: Central Alaska to sw Yukon, w Canada and nw US
  • Leucosticte tephrocotis umbrina: St. Matthew I. and Pribilof Islands (Bering Sea)
  • Leucosticte atrata: Mts. of Idaho and Montana to Nevada and Utah; winters to Arizona
  • Leucosticte australis: Mountains of se Wyoming, Colorado and n-central New Mexico
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English:
Gray-crowned, Black or Brown-capped Rosy-Finch
French:
Roselin à tête grise, R. noir ou R. à tête brune


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Gray-crowned, Black or Brown-capped Rosy-Finch ( Leucosticte [tephrocotis, atrata or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Gray-crowned, Black or Brown-capped Rosy-Finch ( Leucosticte [tephrocotis, atrata or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Gray-crowned, Black or Brown-capped Rosy-Finch ( Leucosticte [tephrocotis, atrata or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Gray-crowned, Black or Brown-capped Rosy-Finch ( Leucosticte [tephrocotis, atrata or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Gray-crowned, Black or Brown-capped Rosy-Finch ( Leucosticte [tephrocotis, atrata or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Gray-crowned, Black or Brown-capped Rosy-Finch ( Leucosticte [tephrocotis, atrata or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Gray-crowned, Black or Brown-capped Rosy-Finch ( Leucosticte [tephrocotis, atrata or australis])
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Gray-crowned Rosy Finch ( Leucosticte tephrocotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Gray-crowned Rosy Finch ( Leucosticte tephrocotis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Leucosticte [arctoa, tephrocotis, atrata or australis]

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Czech: pěnkice šedotemenná
Danish: Gråkronet Rosenfinke
German: Schwarzstirn-Schneegimpel
English: Gray-crowned Rosy Finch, Gray-crowned, Black or Brown-capped Rosy-Finch
Esperanto: Grizkapa leŭkostikto
Spanish: Pinzón Montano Nuquigrís
Estonian: hallpea-mägivint
Finnish: ruusuvuoripeippo
French: Roselin à tête grise, Roselin à tête grise, R. noir ou R. à tête brune
Italian: Fringuello roseo capogrigio
Japanese (romaji): haigashirahagimashiko
Japanese: ハイガシラハギマシコ
Scientific: Leucosticte [tephrocotis, atrata or australis], Leucosticte tephrocotis, Leucosticte tephrocotis tephrocotis, Linaria (Leucosticte) tephrocotis
Lithuanian: Amerikinis kalninis kikilis
Dutch: Grijskruinbergvink
Norwegian: Grånakkefjellfink
Polish: góralka siwoglowa
Portuguese: Pinzão-montês-de-coroa-cinzenta
Russian: Горный американский вьюрок
Slovak: horniačka sivohlavá
Swedish: Grånackad alpfink
Ukrainian: Катуньчик сивоголовий
Chinese: 灰头岭雀
Chinese (Traditional): 灰冠朱雀

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