Passeriformes

Finches (Fringillidae)

HBW 15, p. 440

  • Small to medium-sized passerines with relatively to very stout, conical bill; plumage highly variable, often colourful.
  • Holarctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical and Oriental Regions; introduced in Australasia.
  • Almost all habitats; most species in mixed woods, thickets and adjacent semi-open areas, forest edges and clearings with mosaic of grassland, shrubs and small trees, also farmland, especially stubble, orchards, plantations, parks, gardens and tree-lined suburban streets.
  • 29 genera, 144 species, 406 taxa.
  • 11 species threatened; 1 species and 1 subspecies extinct since 1600.
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29 genera, 144 species

4170 files covering
29 genera (100%)
141 species (98%)

 

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27 genera (93%)
119 species (83%)
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29 genera (100%)
141 species (98%)
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18 genera (62%)
75 species (52%)
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