Black-chinned Siskin

The Black-chinned Siskin is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Black-chinned Siskin (Carduelis barbata) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found in Argentina, Chile and the Falkland Islands. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and heavily degraded former forest. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Carduelis barbata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007. More

* Black-chinned Siskin, Carduelis barbata * Black-headed Siskin, Carduelis notata * Eurasian Siskin, Carduelis spinus * Hooded Siskin, Carduelis magellanica * Olivaceous Siskin, Carduelis olivacea * Pine Siskin, Carduelis pinus * Red Siskin, Carduelis cucullata * Saffron Siskin, Carduelis siemiradzkii * Thick-billed Siskin, Carduelis crassirostris * Yellow-bellied Siskin, Carduelis xanthogastra More

black-chinned siskins (often seen together) have been providing me with cheery song as they come to the yard to feed. The cabecita negra de corbata or Carduelis barbata is a canary-like bird that resembles finches and cardinals. The family Carduele is comprised of a group of small birds with conical, sharp, pointed beaks that obtain their food directly from plants or the ground. They fly in flocks - often quite large. More

Black-chinned Siskin (Carduelis barbata) photo Southern Chile December, 2000 More

| Black-chinned Siskin in English Use Babylon to translate to various languages Copyright © 1997-2007 Babylon. More

Black-chinned Siskin (Carduelis barbata) Black-chinned Siskin (Carduelis barbata) Black-chinned Siskin (Carduelis barbata) Image ID: black-chinned_siskin_7D_6393 adult female (November) Location: Falkland Islands Format: Digital 18MP Image ID: black-chinned_siskin_7D_6456 adult male (November) Location: Falkland Islands Format: Digital 18MP Black-chinned Siskin (Carduelis barbata) Image ID: black-chinned_siskin_7D_6492 adult male (November) Location: Falkland Islands Format: Digital 18MP More

The Black-chinned Siskin is a woodland bird, and in the Falklands it is restricted to islands with dense tussac grass, or settlements with planted trees or shrubs, especially gorse. Only the male has the black facial markings, the female also being slightly duller than the male. Nests of fine grasses lined with down are hidden above ground in the branches of trees and shrubs, or in dense tussac grass. More

Black-chinned Siskin (Carduelis barbata) Photo Siskins Index Siskin Recovery Projects Copyright 2004 Finchworld, Inc. More

Black-chinned Siskin Carduelis barbata = Described by: Molina (1782) Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs New Island, Falkland Islands - Feb, 2001 More

The Black-chinned Siskin (Carduelis barbata), is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found in Argentina, Chile and the Falkland Islands. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and heavily degraded former forest. More

Black-chinned Siskin (Carduelis barbata) by Rodrigo Valenzuela Aceval. Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Chile, La Pintana, Santiago. More

Picture of Carduelis barbata above has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
Original source: Arthur Chapman
Author: Arthur Chapman
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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Fringillidae
Genus : Carduelis
Species : barbata
Authority : (Molina, 1782)
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