Order: Passeriformes | Family: Fringillidae | IUCN Status: Vulnerable
Age: Adult | Sex: Male and Females | Loc. Santa Helena, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Southwest Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Manabi, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Cerro Blanco, Ecuador
Status: The Saffron Siskin is uncommon at the edges of humid and semi-deciduous forest in Tumbes. It also occurs in Ec.
Name in Spanish: Jilguero Azafranado.
Sub-species: Saffron Siskin (Spinus siemiradzkii), Berlepsch and Taczanowski, 1884.
Meaning of Name: Spinus: Gr. Spinos= unidentified bird mentioned in ancient Greek writing, usually treated as a type of finch. siemiradzkii: In honor of Prof. Józef Siemiradzki (1858–1933) Polish palaeontologist, geologist, explorer in tropical America.
Formerly known as Sporagra siemiradzkii (2018).
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.