Carduelis

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From Latin carduēlis ‎(thistlefinch, goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)), from carduus ‎(wild thistle, artichoke)

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Carduelis f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Fringillidae—now three species of goldfinch, but that formerly included the greenfinches, redpolls, linnets, the twite, and the non-African siskins.

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References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276