Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Siskins, Crossbills and Allies :: Oriental Greenfinch
Oriental Greenfinch Carduelis sinica
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Gray-capped Greenfinch, Grey-capped Greenfinch, Chinese Greenfinch
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Range(1) E. and c. China.
(2) Mongolia and Manchuria.
(3) E. Manchuria.
(4) E. Siberia (Kamchatka), Sahkalin Is., and Kuril Is.
Winters in Japan.
(5) S. Japan.
(6) Ryukyu Is., Bonin Is. and Volcano Is.
Izumi, Kagoshima-ken, Japan - Feb 10, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Birds are feeding on the ground and then take flight.
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Biological Research Information Center, BRIC of Korea
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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