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Finch Statistics: Species C - H

Species Listing, Range, Measurements, Clutch-size and Incubation Periods

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Finch Species: A - B ... I - S ... T - Z

Common & Scientific Name & Native RangeLength from beak to tip of tailAverage Clutch SizeAverage incubation period
 

Cassin's Finches (Carpodacus cassinii)

  • Range: Western North America
15 cm / 6 in4 to 6 eggs12 to 14 days
 

Chaffinches (Fringilla coelebs)

15 cm / 6 in4 to 6 eggs11-13 days
 

Cherry Finches (Aidemosyne modesta)

  • Range: Interior Queensland and New South Wales, Australia
10.63 cm / 4.25 in4 to 7 eggs12 to 14 days
 

Chestnut-breasted Finches(Lonchura castaneothorax)

10.63 cm / 4.25 in5 to 6 eggs13 days
 

Chestnut Munias (Lonchura atricapilla, formerly Lonchura malacca atricapilla)

  • Range: Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, western Myanmar, Java, Bali
10.63-11.88 cm / 4.25-4.75 in4 to 6 eggs12 to 15 days
 

Club-winged Manakins (Machaeropterus deliciosus)

  • Range: Andes Mountains of Colombia and northwestern Ecuador
12.5 cm / 4.9 in2 eggs18 to 21 days
 

Common Crossbills aka Red Crossbills (Loxia curvirostra)

  • Range: North America, Europe and Asia
14 - 16.5 cm / 5.5 to 6.5 inches3 to 5 eggs12 to 18 days
 

Common Redpolls

  • Range: Ireland, Great Britain and neighbouring parts of Europe up to Norway, and the Alps
12-14 cm / 5-6 in4 to eggs10 to 11 days
 

Common Waxbills (Estrilda astrild)

  • Range: Tropical and southern Africa
11.25 cm / 4.5 in4 to 6 eggs11 to 12 days
 

Cordon Bleu Finches / Blue-capped Waxbills (Uraeginthus cyanocephalus)

  • Range: Africa
10-12.5 cm / 4-5 in4 to 6 eggs11 to 12 days
 

Crimson Finches (Neochmia phaeton)

12.5 cm / 5 in5 to 8 eggs11 to 14 days
 

Crimson Rumped Waxbills, Sundevall's Waxbills (Estrilda Rhodopyga)

  • Range: Kenya, Ethiopia and southern Sudan. Originated in East Africa
11 cm / 4 in5 to 6 eggs12 to 14 days
 

Cut-throat Finches (Amadina fasciata)

  • Range: Sub-Sahara from western Africa to the Red Sea and eastern Africa to Transvaal and Botswana
11.88-13.13 cm / 4.75-5.25 in4 to 5 eggs12 days
 

Dark Firefinches (Lagonosticta rubricata)

  • Range: Savannas of western, eastern, and southern Africa
10.63 cm / 4.25 in3 to 5 eggs11 days
 

Diamond Firetail Finches (Emblema guttata)

  • Range: Southern Queensland to South Australia
13 cm / 5 in5 to 6 eggs14 days
 

Dybowski's Twinspots (Euschistospiza dybowskii)

  • Range: Sierra Leone to northeastern Congo
12 cm / 4¾ in3 to 4 eggs13 days
 

Eurasian Bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)

  • Range: Europe and temperate Asia
15 cm / 6 in4 to 7 eggs14 days
 

Eurasian Siskins or just Siskins in Europe

  • Range: Northern temperate Europe and into Russia
11.5-12 cm / 4.5 - 4.7 in2 to 6 eggs10 to 14 days
 

Evening Grosbeaks (Coccothraustes vespertinus)

  • Range: Canada and the western mountainous areas of the United States and Mexico
19-21 cm / 7.75-8.5 in3 to 5 eggs11 to 14 days
 

Golden-breasted Waxbills (Amandava subflava)

  • Range: Saudi Arabia and areas of sub-Saharan Africa
8.75-10 cm / 3.5-4 in4 to 5 eggs11 days
 

Golden-headed Manakins (Pipra erythrocephala)

  • Range: Panama, Colombia and Trinidad south and east to the Guianas and Brazil and northern Argentina
9.4 cm / 3.7 in216 to 17 days
 
Goldfinches

European Goldfinches aka Goldfinches (Carduelis carduelis)

  • Range: Europe and most of Asia
12-13.5 cm / 4-5 in4 to 6 eggs11 to 14 days

American or Eastern Goldfinches (Carduelis tristis)

  • Range: Southern British Columbia east to Newfoundland and south to California, Utah, southern Colorado, central Oklahoma, Arkansas, and the Carolinas.
12 cm / 5 in4 to 6 eggs10 to 12 days

Lawrences Goldfinches (Carduelis lawrencei)

  • Range: Central and southern California, west of Sierra Nevada and south into Baja California. Winters south and east to extreme western Texas
12 cm / 4.75 in4 - 5 eggs12 to 14 days

Lesser or Dark-backed Goldfinches (Carduelis psaltria)

  • Range: SW United States to Venezuela and Peru
10–11 cm / 4–4.5 in6 eggs12 days
 

Gouldian Finches - also known as Lady Gouldians Finches or Rainbow Finches (Chloebia gouldiae)

  • Range: Northern Australia, except Cape York Peninsula
15 cm / 6 in4 to 5 eggs14 to 15 days
 

Grassland Yellowfinches (Sicalis luteola)

  • Range: South America, from Colombia south and east to the Guianas and central Ecuador, Peru and Brazil
12 cm / 4.75 in3 eggs12 to 13 days
 

Green Finches or European Greenfinches (Carduelis chloris)

  • Range: Europe, north Africa and south west Asia
14 - 16 cm / 5.5 - 6.2 in3 to 8 eggs13-14 days
 

Green Singing Finches or Yellow-fronted Canaries (Serinus mozambicus)

  • Range: Africa south of the Sahara Desert
11 - 13 cm / 4.5 - 5 in3 to 4 eggs13 days
 

Green Twinspots (Mandingoa nitidula)

  • Range: Southern Ethiopia to northern Angola and Natal
10-10.63 cm / 4-4.25 in4 to 5 eggs12 to 13 days
 

Grey-crowned Rosy-Finches (Leucosticte tephrocotis)

  • Range: Alaska to the northwestern United States
15-15 cm / 5.75-6 in4 to 5 eggs12 to 14 days
 

Grey-headed Munias (Lonchura caniceps)

  • Range: Southern Ethiopia to Lake Victoria
10.8 cm / 4.25 in4 to 5 eggs16 days
 

Grey Singing Finches (Serinus leucopygius)

  • Range: Northern Africa
10 cm / 4 in3 to 5 eggs14 days
 

Hawfinches (Coccothraustes coccothraustes)

  • Range: Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Vietnam
16.5-18 cm / 6.5-7 in2 to 7 eggs12 - 13 days
 

Hispaniolan Crossbills (Loxia megaplaga)

  • Range: Island of Hispaniola in the West Indies
15 cm / 5.75 in2 to 4 eggs12 to 14 days
 

Hoary Redpolls - 2 races:

  • Greenland Arctic Redpoll (Carduelis hornemanni) of Greenland and neighbouring parts of CanadaHoary Redpoll (C. h. exilipes): Tundra of northern North America
12-14 cm / 5-6 in4 to 7 eggs9 to 12 days
 

House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus)

  • Range: Mexico and the southwestern United States
13-14 cm / 5-6 in2 to 6 eggs12 to 14 days

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