Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Siskins, Crossbills and Allies :: European Greenfinch
European Greenfinch Carduelis chloris
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Greenfinch, Western Greenfinch, Common Greenfinch
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Range(1) N. Europe in s. Scandinavia e. across c. Russia to the Ural Mountains.
Winters in s. Europe.
(2) S. Europe in the n. Mediterranean region, and nw. Africa (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia).
(3) Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, and Israel.
Winters in ne. Egypt.
(4) Caucasus in s. Russia, and n. Iran in Transcaspia (c. and e. Turkestan).
Winters in Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan.
Introduced to Azores, se. Australia (ex. se. South Australia, Victoria and se. New South Wales), Tasmania, New Zealand, Uruguar, and ne. Argentina.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Telpost Parnassia
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Avisoft
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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