Saffron siskin

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Saffron siskin
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Spinus
Species: S. siemiradzkii
Binomial name
Spinus siemiradzkii
(Berlepsch & Taczanowski, 1883)
Synonyms

Sporagra siemiradzkii
Carduelis siemiradzkii

The saffron siskin (Spinus siemiradzkii) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found in Ecuador and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and urban areas. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Phylogeny[edit]

It has been obtained by Antonio Arnaiz-Villena et al.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Carduelis siemiradzkii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Zamora, J; Moscoso J; Ruiz-del-Valle V; Ernesto L; Serrano-Vela JI; Ira-Cachafeiro J; Arnaiz-Villena A (2006). "Conjoint mitochondrial phylogenetic trees for canaries Serinus spp. and goldfinches Carduelis spp. show several specific polytomies". Ardeola 53: 1–17.