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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Carduelis psaltria Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Fringillidae Family
9 to 12 cm Length
Dry shrubland, plantations, gardens. Below 3,100 m. Range:- Canada, USA, Belize, Caribbean and West Indies, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua & Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru & Venezuela. Habitat
Altitude
Range
 3-6 eggs, incubation by female12-13 days, fledging 12-14 days. Male feeds female while she is on the nest & helps with the young. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, seeds and berries. Food  
  Habits
8782 - TSN: 179234 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

If you have sound recording of the Fringillidae  please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: čížek mexický, Stehlík menší
Danish: Mexicosisken
German: Mexikanerzeisig, Mexikozeisig
English: Arkansas Finch, Arkansas Goldfinch, Dark-backed Goldfinch, Green-backed Goldfinch, Lesser Goldfinch, Mexican Goldfinch
Spanish: Canario, canario yucateco, Dominico Dorsioscuro, Dominiquito de Dorso Oscuro, Jilguero Aliblanco, Jilguero Dominico, Jilguero dorsioscuro, Jilguero Menor, Jilguero Minor, Verdecillo Menor
Spanish (Colombia): Jilguero Aliblanco
Spanish (Costa Rica): Jilguero menor, Jilguero Minor
Spanish (Ecuador): Jilguero dorsioscuro
Spanish (Honduras): Canario
Spanish (Mexico): canario yucateco, Dominico Dorsioscuro, jilguero dominico, Jilguero Dorsioscuro
Spanish (Nicaragua): Verdecillo Menor
Spanish (Venezuela): Capa Negra, Chirulí
Estonian: väikesiisike
Finnish: Pikkutikli
French: Chardonneret mineur, Tarin ŕ dos noir, Tarin de l'Arkansas
Italian: Cardellino minore, Lucherino dorsonero, Lucherino minore americano
Japanese: himekinhiwa
Japanese: ヒメキンヒワ
Latin: Astragalinus psaltria, Carduelis psaltria, Spinus psaltria
Dutch: Kleine Geelvink, Witbandsijs
Norwegian: Smĺstillits
Polish: czyz maly, czyż mały
Russian: Малый чиж
Slovak: stehlík spevavý
Swedish: Smĺsiska
Turkish: Koyu-sırtlı Saka
Chinese: 暗背金翅雀

Sub-species

Carduelis psaltria
Carduelis psaltria [hesperophila]
Carduelis psaltria [psaltria]
Carduelis psaltria arizonae
Carduelis psaltria colombiana
Carduelis psaltria columbianus
Carduelis psaltria hesperophila
Carduelis psaltria hesperophilus
Carduelis psaltria jouyi
Carduelis psaltria mexicanus
Carduelis psaltria psaltria
Carduelis psaltria witti
 

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