For the European bird, see European Greenfinch
Yellow-breasted Greenfinch
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Chloris

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The Greenfinches, Linaria is a genus of birds in the finch family Fringillidae found mostly in the Europe and Asia - the Oriental Greenfinch is a casual migrant to the outer Aleutian Islands[1].

It contains the following species[2]:


  1. ^ Dunn, Jon L. and Alderfer, Jonathan (2011). National Geographic Guide to the Birds of North America. National Geographic Society. ISBN 1426200722. 
  2. ^ John H. Boyd III (November 11, 2011). "CORE PASSEROIDEA II: Passeridae through Fringillidae". TiF Checklist. Retrieved 31-03-2020.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
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