The Pine Siskin is a casual visitor to campus, with at least seven records from October to April. Support as nominator: —Maedin\ talk 07:14, 13 May 2010 (UTC) Support-- Nice photo with EV --George Chernilevsky talk 08:31, 13 May 2010 (UTC) Support, wonderful shot. The pine siskin is brown on its upperparts and pale on its underparts, with heavy streaks over its body. The name siskin when referring to a bird is derived from an adaptation of the German dialect words sisschen, zeischen, which are diminutive forms of Middle High German (zîsec) and Middle Low German (ziseke, sisek) words, which are themselves apparently of Slavic origin. It is a migratory bird with an extremely sporadic winter range. File date: Mon 19-Oct-20 07:17 PM. It is a migratory bird with an extremely sporadic winter range. Pine Siskins have a longer bill, usually with a straight culmen, compare with a short bill in European Siskin, with a decurved culmen. Like most finches, their beaks are conical but are longer and more slender. It is an uncommon breeding resident in the mountains of southern California, and a rare and irregular fall and winter visitor to lower elevations. Pine Siskin Description, distribution, diet, taxonomy, and conservation status. Their tails are short and forked. J … (From Wikipedia) Pine Siskin Range, habitat, physical description, reproduction, lifespan, behavior, communication, food habits, predation, and conservation status. Pine Siskin (spinus pinus) The Pine Siskin (Spinus pinus) is a small goldfinch like species with a cone shaped bill, heavy streaking on upper chest and a greenish yellow tinging on its tail and wing markings. There is a green morph of Pine Siskin, closer in appearance to European Siskin; these birds make up only 1% of the population. File size: 776141 bytes. Includes photos and range map. Pine Siskins have a longer bill, usually with a straight culmen, compare with a short bill in European Siskin, with a decurved culmen. The black-capped siskin (Spinus atriceps) is a species of finch in the family Fringillidae.It is found in Guatemala and Mexico.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forest and heavily degraded former forest.. Phylogeny. Show image exif Hide image exif. It has been obtained by Antonio Arnaiz-Villena et al. The Pine Siskin (Carduelis pinus) is a North American bird in the finch family. Only the second time I have had them, the first time a few years ago there was only one. Pine siskins have patches of yellow on their tails and wings, and sometimes white streaks on their wings as well. I had a small flock of Pine Siskins show up a couple of days ago, at least 20-25 of them. Includes photos. Spinus atriceps has been defined as a finch with a gray wash and a black cap. Pine Siskin Trip to Rustler Chiricahuas AZ 2017-10-10 12-33-53 (37971520224).jpg 2,415 × 1,610; 696 KB Pine siskin Waterton Lakes (2670426781).jpg 2,455 × 1,754; 1.29 MB Pine Siskin, Carduelis pinus.jpg 2,552 × 1,607; 1.09 MB There is a green morph of Pine Siskin, closer in appearance to European Siskin; these birds make up only 1% of the population. D500/500Pf. The name siskin was first recorded in written English in 1562, referring to the Eurasian siskin, Spinus spinus. Pine siskin FP category for this image Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Birds Creator Cephas. This batch of photos were taken on November 11, 2015 … Identification. Camera make: NIKON CORPORATION.