Search by Freefind    A   B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L M  N  O  P  Q   R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y   Z      Home

 Advanced Search Alphabetically Taxon - Family Map Country Lists Help-Site Map Contact

Lesser Goldfinch

Photo by wilson.sam55 June 12, 2011  © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Video by TheMelvinWei © all rights reserved

This page  only

Be notified of
page updates

it's private

powered by

Home          Order

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
 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  
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


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

Arkive for photos, picture gallery, sound recordings, video and bird data, checklists etc. Field guide images of over 9,000 species. Checklists covering all bird species and most of the worlds countries.

2008 Worldbirds © all rights reserved   Copy-right belongs to individual photographers

Sound recordings by XENO-CANTO are covered by creative commons Copy-right (CC)


01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300



Maps from Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites


01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000


Credits Some of the maps, data, are from               Data from Avibase