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White-winged Snowfinch

Montifringilla nivalis (Linnaeus, C 1766)

The white-winged snowfinch, or snowfinch, is a small passerine bird. Despite its name, it is a sparrow rather than a true finch. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
   Montifringilla
Scientific:
  Montifringilla nivalis


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1766)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 12, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Fringilla nivalis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946517


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3E389D037AA10A4C

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3E389D03

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3E389D03


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 561220

Geographic range:

  • Montifringilla nivalis nivalis: southern Europe from northern Spain (the Pyrenees) and Corsica through the Alps and Italy to Greece
  • Montifringilla nivalis alpicola: Caucasus to n Iran, Afghanistan (Hindu Kush) and w Pamirs
  • Montifringilla nivalis kwenlunensis: W China (w Kunlun Shan Mts. to s Tibet and e Qinghai)
  • Montifringilla nivalis leucura: S and e Asia Minor
  • Montifringilla nivalis gaddi: Zagros Mountains (sw Iran)
  • Montifringilla nivalis tianshanica: Alayskiy and Chatkal'skiy mountains to w Tien Shan Mts.
  • Montifringilla nivalis groumgrzimaili: E Tien Shan Mts. to w China (n Xinjiang) and w Mongolia
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Saozneg - RU:
White-winged Snowfinch
Katalaneg:
pardal d'ala blanca
Tchekeg:
pěnkavák sněžný
daneg:
Snefinke
Alamaneg:
Schneesperling
Spagnoleg:
Gorrión Alpino
Spanish (Spain):
Gorrión Alpino
Finneg:
lumivarpunen
Galleg:
Niverolle alpine
Kroateg:
Snježna zeba
Hungareg:
Havasipinty
Islandeg:
Snæspör
Italianeg:
Fringuello alpino
Japaneg:
yukisuzume
japaneg:
ユキスズメ
lituaneg:
Baltasparnė sniegstartė
Nederlandeg:
Sneeuwvink
Norvegeg:
Fjellsporv
Norvegeg:
Fjellspurv
Poloneg:
śnieżka
Portugaleg:
Pardal-alpino
Rusianeg:
Снежный вьюрок
Sloveg:
snehárka vrchovská
Serbeg:
Planinski vrabac
Svedeg:
snöfink
Ukrainiek:
В'юрок сніговий
Sinaeg:
白斑翅雪雀
Chinese (Traditional):
白斑翅雪雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis) [version 1]
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 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, révision 2009):
Niverolle alpine ( Montifringilla nivalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis) [version 1]
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 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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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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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):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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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 2.6:
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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 3.4:
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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 5.3:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Oriental Bird Club:
White-winged Snowfinch ( Montifringilla nivalis)
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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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Montifringilla [nivalis or henrici] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Asturian: Pardal alpín, Picalbín
azerbaidjaneg: Alp qarsərçəsi, Alp vüroku
belaruseg: Снежны юрок
Bulgareg: Снежна чинка
Brezhoneg: Golvan-erc'h
Katalaneg: Gorrió d'ala blanca, Pardal d'ala blanca, Teuladí torredà
Catalan (Balears): Gorrió d'ala blanca
Valencian: Teuladí torredà
Montenegrin: sniježni vrabac, снијежни врабац
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): снијежни врабац
Tchekeg: Penkavák snežní, Pěnkavák sněžní, Pěnkavák sněžný, pìnkavák snìžní
kembraeg: Golfan eira
daneg: Snefinke
Alamaneg: Schneefink, Schneesperling
Gresianeg: (Κοινός) Χιονόστρουθος, Χιovόστρoυθoς, Χιονόστρουθος
Saozneg - RU: Common Snowfinch, Eurasian Snow Finch, Eurasian Snowfinch, Eurasian Snow-Finch, Snow finch, Snowfinch, White-winged Snow Finch, White-winged Snowfinch
English, HBW: White-winged Snowfinch
English (IOC): White-winged Snowfinch
English (United States): White-winged Snowfinch
Esperanteg: Neĝa montofringo, Neĝpasero
Spagnoleg: Gorrion Alpino, Gorrión alpino, Gorrión Alpino de Alas Blancas, Gorrión Nival, Pinzón de los Alpes
Spanish (Spain): Gorrión Alpino
Spanish (HBW): Gorrión alpino
Estoneg: lumevarblane
Euskareg: Elur-txonta, Pardal d'ala blanca
persianeg: گنجشک برفی
Finneg: Lumivarpunen
faeroeg: Snjóspurvur
Galleg: Niverolle, Niverolle alpin, Niverolle alpine, Niverolle des Alpes, Niverolle des neiges, Nivrolle, Pinson des neiges
Friulian: franzel di mont
frizeg: Sniemosk
Iwerzhoneg: Gealbhan sneachta
galizeg: Pardal alpino, Pardal d'ala blanca , Pardal orelleiro
Manx: Sparroo sniaghtee
Hebreeg: שלגית, שלגית ההרים
Kroateg: Planinska zeba, Sniježni vrabac, Snježna zeba
Hungareg: Havasi pinty , Havasipinty
armeneg: [Dzyan Chnchghuk ], Ձյան Ճնճղուկ
Islandeg: Snæspör
Italianeg: Fringuello alpino, Fringuello delle nevi eurasiatico
Japaneg: yukisuzume, Yuki-suzume
japaneg: ユキスズメ, ユキスヅメ
Japanese (Kanji): 雪雀
georgianeg: ალპური მთიულა, თოვლა-მთიულა, მეთოვლია
Kara-Kalpak: қар шымшығы
Kabardian: уэсбзу
Mongolian, Halh: цасан бужирга, цасны богшоодой, цасны бор шувуу
Khakas: Ах ханат пораатай
Kazakh: қар қунақ, Қар құнақ
Kazakh (Transliteration): qar qunaq
Karachay-Balkar: къар чорбат чыпчыкъ
North Karelian: lumivarpuni
kyrgyzeg: ала дунга, ала дунга мукуру, ала мукур
scientific: Fringilla nivalis, Montifringilla nivalis, Montifringilla nivalis nivalis
Luxembourgish: Schnéifénk
lituaneg: Baltasparnė sniegstartė, Sniegžvirblis
latveg: Alpu sniedze, Sniega kalnzvirbulis
Makedoneg: снежна ѕвингалка, Снежно врапче
mongolieg: Цасан бужирга, Цасны богшоодой, Цасны божрог, Цасны бор шувуу
Mongolian (Transliteration): tsasni bogshoodoi, tsasni bor shuvuu
malteg: Għammiel tas-Silġ, Sponsun tas-Silg
Nederlandeg: Sneeuwvink
Norvegeg: Fjellsporv
Norvegeg: Fjellspurv, Snøfink
Livvi (Olonets Karelian): valgeivästäräkki valgeipäistärikki
Poloneg: sniezka, śnieżka, śnieżka (zwyczajna), Śnieżka zwyczajna
Pinyin: bái-bān-chì xuě-què
Portugaleg: pardal alpino, Pardal-alpino
Portuguese (Portugal): Pardal-alpino, pardal-das-neves
Romansh: Squinz
Rhaeto-Romance: Squinz
Roumaneg: Chinghiță alpină, Cinghiţă alpină
Rusianeg: Snezhny Vyurok, Альпийский вьюрок, Воробей снежный, Снежный воробей, Снежный вьюрок
Northern Sami: Muohtacihci
Sloveg: snehárka vrchovská
Slovenieg: planinski vrabec, snežni vrabec
albaneg: Parosi i dëborës
Serbeg: Planinski vrabac, Snežna zeba, sniježna zeba, Снежна зеба
Svedeg: Snöfink
turkmeneg: gar girrigi, Meÿdan serçe, Meÿdan serçi
Turkeg: Kar serçesi, Қар құнақ
Tatar: кар кошы
Tuvan (Tuvinian): Хар бора-хөкпежи
Ukrainiek: В'юрок сніговий , Горобець сніговий, Горобець сніговий, або в’юрок сніговий, Сніговий в'юрок
ouzbekeg: қор чумчуғи
Sinaeg: [bai-ban-chi xue-que], 白斑翅雪雀
Chinese (Traditional): 白斑翅雪雀

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