Tag: Redpoll

No evidence of genetic differentiation betweenlesser redpolls Carduelis flammea cabaret andcommon redpolls Carduelis f. flammea

Redpoll (Carduelis flammea) Science Article 1 abstract The remarkable variation in plumage and morphological characters in the redpoll complexCarduelis flammea-hornemanni has puzzled taxonomists for several decades. In contrast,molecular studies have not revealed any genetic differentiation among the phenotypic redpollforms. This could either be a result of high present-day gene flow or morphological differentiationfollowing a rapid […]

A pair of the Redpoll Carduelis flammea with two clutches in Finnmark, North Norway

Redpoll (Carduelis flammea) Science Article 2 abstract On 21 July 1999 I found, together with Per J. Tommeraas, a nest of the Redpoll Carduelis flammea with four eggs 4 m high up in a birch at Virdnejavvri in the Alta-Kautokeino water system in Finnmark, North Norway, north of the Arctic Polar Circle. The nest was […]

Ecological aspects of migration, and pre-migratory fat deposition in the lesser redpoll, Carduelis flammea cabaret

Redpoll (Carduelis flammea) Science Article 3 abstract This paper is a sequel to an earlier paper on the Lesser Redpoll (Evans 1966a), in which I discussed the timing of its annual (post-nuptial) molt in relation to the timing of breeding and autumn migration and described variations in the total weights of birds during late summer […]

Redpoll (Carduelis flammea)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Carduelis flammea | [UK] Redpoll | [FR] Sizerin flamme | [DE] Birkenzeisig | [ES] Pardillo Sizerin | [NL] Barmsijs Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Common Redpolls are approximately 12 to 14 centimeters in length. A small gray-brown finch with […]