Tag: Carduelis hornemanni

Notes on the Hoary Redpoll on its central Canadian Arctic breeding grounds

Arctic Redpoll (Carduelis hornemanni) Science Article 1 abstract G. Ron Austing and I made the following observations of the Hoary Redpoll (Acanthis hornemanni) during the period of 30 June to 15 July 1972 while photographing birds around Bathurst Inlet Lodge at the mouth of the Burnside River on Bathurst Inlet (66′ 50′ N., 108′ 02′ […]

Taxonomy and evolution in Redpolls Carduelis flammea hornemanni a multivariate study of their biometry.

Arctic Redpoll (Carduelis hornemanni) Science Article 2 abstract Multivariate analyses were performed on four standard measurements (wing-chord, tail-length, bill-length and bill-depth) of over 1000 sexed Redpolls, including samples from all currently recognized taxa. Samples of flammea and exilipes, phenotypically defined by colour were separable biometrically, as were samples of rostrata and hornemanni. Dark Redpolls from […]

Arctic Redpoll (Carduelis hornemanni)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Carduelis hornemanni | [UK] Arctic Redpoll | [FR] | [DE] Polarbirkenzeisig | [ES] | [NL] Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Physical charateristics Size varies considerably: main Holarctic race exilipes similar to north Eurasian and North American race of Redpoll but often looking plumper, particularly around neck; Baffin Island and […]