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Cardellina rubrifrons.jpg
Red-faced warbler (Cardellina rubifrons)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae
Genus: Cardellina
Bonaparte, 1850[1]

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Cardellina is a genus of birds of the New World warbler family Parulidae. Most classification systems list at least five species.,[2] however the South American Classification Committee of the AOU continue to list Wilson's warbler and Canada warbler in the genus Wilsonia. The genus name Cardellina is a diminutive of the Italian dialect Cardella, the European goldfinch.[3]

List of species[edit]

The following species are currently recognized:[2]


  1. ^ "Cardellina". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, & D. Roberson. (2012). The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.7 Archived August 21, 2010, at the Wayback Machine..
  3. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London, United Kingdom: Christopher Helm. p. 91. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.