Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Siskins, Crossbills and Allies :: Twite
Twite Carduelis flavirostris
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Acanthis flavirostris
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(1) Ne. and c. Europe in w. and n. Scandinavia (Norway, n. Sweden, n. Finland) and w. Russia (Kola Peninsula).
Winter in s. Europe.
(2) Shetland Is., Hebrides, Orkneys, Ireland, Scotland, and n. England.
(3) E. Turkey, Caucasus and nw. Iran.
(4) S. Ural Mountains to Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan, Kirghiz steppes to Lake Balkhash and Tien Shan Mountains. C. and e. Afghanistan.
(5) C. Russia (Altai Muountains) to nw. Mongolia.
(6) Kyrgyzstan (Altai Mountains) to Pamir Mountains, and nw. China (w. Sinkiang).
(7) W. China (e. Sinkiang, Qinghai, and Kansu) to se. Tibet.
(8) Himalayas of Pakistan, n. India (n. Kashmir), n. Nepal, and sw. Tibet.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Telpost Parnassia
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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