Carduelis cucullata

Carduelis cucullata NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.The red siskin (Spinus cucullatus) is a small passerine bird in the finch family, Fringillidae, and in the goldfinch subfamily, Carduelinae. This finch is a resident breeding bird in tropical South America in northern Colombia and northern Venezuela (where it is called the “cardenalito”). The introduced population on Trinidad is believed to be extinct,

ITIS Reports — Carduelis cucullata ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. The red siskin is a small endangered finch native to tropical South America – in northern Colombia, northern Venezuela and Guyana. It was common in the early 20th century, occurring throughout the foothills of northern Venezuela, but has now become extremely rare in a fragmented range. The population on Trinidad is believed to be extirpated, with no sightings since 1960.

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Detailed information
Full Name: Red siskin (Carduelis cucullata)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Birds
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 06/14/1976 Foreign (Headquarters) Wherever found
Federal register documents
No recovery information is available for the Red siskin.
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