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Afghan Snowfinch

Pyrgilauda theresae (Meinertzhagen, R, 1937)

The Afghan Snowfinch (Montifringilla theresae), also known as Theresa's Snowfinch, is a bird of the sparrow family and is an Afghan endemic found only in the Hindu Kush. The species was named by Richard Meinertzhagen after his cousin and companion, Theresa Clay, who was an expert on bird lice. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
  Pyrgilauda

Scientific:
  Pyrgilauda theresae

Citation:
  (Meinertzhagen, R, 1937)

Reference:
  BBOC 58 p.10

Protonym:
  Montifringilla theresae

Avibase ID:
  09F330B17735CF17

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/09F330B1

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916531

Geographic range:

  • Pyrgilauda theresae: Hindu Kush Mountains (Afghanistan)
English:
Afghan Snowfinch
Czech:
pěnkavák afghánský
German:
Afghanenerdsperling
Danish:
Afghansk Snefinke
Spanish:
Gorrión Afgano
Finnish:
pamirinlumivarpunen
French:
Niverolle d'Afghanistan
Italian:
Fringuello alpino dell'Afghanistan
Japanese:
teresayukisuzume
Japanese:
テレサユキスズメ
Dutch:
Afghaanse Sneeuwvink
Norwegian:
Afghanfjellspurv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Afghanfjellsporv
Polish:
sniezka maskowa
Russian:
Афганский земляной воробей
Slovak:
psiarka afganská
Swedish:
afghansnöfink
Ukrainian:
Ніверол афганський
Chinese:
阿富汗雪雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
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):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Afghan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla theresae)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Afghan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla theresae)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Afghan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla theresae)
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):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla theresae)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Niverolle d'Afghanistan ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Niverolle d'Afghanistan ( Montifringilla theresae)
Clements 1st edition:
Theresa's Snow Finch ( Montifringilla theresae)
Clements 3rd edition:
Theresa's Snow Finch ( Montifringilla theresae)
Clements 4th edition:
Afghan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla theresae)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla theresae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla theresae)
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 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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Meinertzhagen's Snow Finch ( Montifringilla theresae)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Meinhertzhagen's Snow Finch ( Montifringilla theresae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
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):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Afghan Ground-sparrow ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Afghan Ground-sparrow ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
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 1.5:
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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 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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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 3.3:
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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 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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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:
Afghan Snowfinch ( Pyrgilauda theresae)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Theresa's Snow-Finch ( Montifringilla theresae)
James Lee Peters:
Montifringilla theresae
James Lee Peters (original):
Montifringilla theresae
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Montifringilla theresae
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla theresae)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla theresae)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Afghan Snowfinch ( Montifringilla theresae)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Montifringilla theresae
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pyrgilauda theresae

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: pardal d'Afganistan
Czech: Penkavák afgánský, pěnkavák afghánský
Danish: Afghansk Snefinke
German: Afghanenerdsperling, Afghanenschneefink, Afghanen-Schneefink, Afghanensperling
English: Afghan Ground-sparrow, Afghan Snow Finch, Afghan Snowfinch, Bar-tailed Snowfinch, Meinertzhagen's Snow Finch, Meinertzhagen's Snowfinch, Meinhertzhagen's Snow Finch, Theresa's Snow Finch, Theresa's Snowfinch, Theresa's Snow-Finch
English (IOC): Afghan Snowfinch
Spanish: Gorrión Afgano, Gorrión Alpino de Meinertzhagen
Spanish (Spain): Gorrión afgano
Spanish (HBW): Afghan Snowfinch
Estonian: hindukuši lumevarblane
Finnish: Pamirinlumivarpunen
French: Niverolle d’Afghanistan, Niverolle d'Afghanistan
Hungarian: afgán havasipinty
Italian: Fringuello alpino dell'Afghanistan, Fringuello alpino di Meinertzhagen, Fringuello delle nevi d'Afghanistan
Japanese: teresayukisuzume, terezayukisuzume
Japanese: テレサユキスズメ, テレザユキスズメ
Scientific: Montifringilla theresae, Pyrgilauda theresae
Lithuanian: Afganistaninė sniegstartė
Latvian: Afganistānas sniedze
Dutch: Afghaanse Sneeuwvink
Norwegian Nynorsk: Afghanfjellsporv
Norwegian: Afghanfjellspurv
Polish: sniezka maskowa, śnieżka maskowa
Russian: Афганский воробей, Афганский земляной воробей, Воробей афганский земляной, Воробей земляной афганский
Slovak: psiarka afganská
Serbian: Avganistanski planinski vrabac
Swedish: Afghansnöfink
Ukrainian: Ніверол афганський
Chinese: 阿富汗雪雀
Chinese (Traditional): 阿富汗雪雀

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