Finches (Fringillidae)

Corsican Finch (Carduelis corsicana) - HBW 15, p. 563

French: Venturon corse German: Korsenzeisig Spanish: Verderón Corso

Taxonomy: Citrinella corsicana A. F. Koenig, 1899, Corsica.
Previously placed in genus Serinus. Until recently considered conspecific with C. citrinella, but differs in mitochondrial DNA, morphology, habitat selection and voice. Has hybridized with C. chloris. Monotypic.

Distribution: Corsica, Sardinia, and smaller islands of Gorgona, Capri and Elba.

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