Family Finches (Fringillidae)

Least Concern

Lesser Antillean Euphonia (Euphonia flavifrons)


French: Organiste des Petites Antilles German: Antillenorganist Spanish: Eufonia de las Antillas Menores

Emberiza flavifrons


, 1789,

St. Bartholomew


Hitherto treated as conspecific with E. musica and E. sclateri, but differs from both by its green vs yellow underparts (3); pale yellow vs black or yellow throat (ns[2]); bright yellow vs orange frons (ns[2]); bottle green vs glossy steel-blue mantle, back and wings (3); reduced dull yellowish-green vs bright yellowish-orange rump (3); and somewhat larger size (effect size for tail vs E. sclateri 6.6, score 3; for bill vs E. musica 2.9, score 2). Monotypic.


Lesser Antilles on Barbuda, Antigua, Guadeloupe, La Désirade, Dominica, Martinique, St Lucia, St Vincent and Grenada.

Descriptive notes

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Recommended citation

del Hoyo, J. & Collar, N. (2017). Lesser Antillean Euphonia (Euphonia flavifrons). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 19 November 2017).