Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Siskins, Crossbills and Allies :: Eurasian Siskin

Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Siskin, Common Siskin, Spruce Siskin
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


England - Date unknown © Andy Bright  England - Date unknown © Andy Bright  England - Date unknown © Andy Bright 
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Palearctic region;
N. Europe from the British Isles, and c. Scandinavia e. across nw. and c. Russia to the Ural Mountains and upper Ob River s. to mountains of s. Europe in the Pyrenees, Alps, c. Italy, Balkans, n. Turkey, sw. Russia, Caucasus and n. Iran. Se. Siberia, Kuril Is., ne. China (Manchuria), and Japan.
Winters in Mediterranean region, n. Africa, China, and Japan (Ryukyu Is.).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Telpost Parnassia
Taiwan - Date unknown Source: Wayne Hsu
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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