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Female
Photo by zhangyong
in Hebei, China, July 2006
Carpodacus davidianus

Identification

15cm.

Distribution

Mongolia and northern China.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species.
Formerly considered conspecific with Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch and polytypic but the subspecies argyrophrys is moved to Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch and waltoni to Pink-rumped Rosefinch.

Habitat

Temperate shrubland and high-altitude shrubland.

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2014. IOC World Bird Names (version 4.3). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
  3. Avibase
  4. Wikipedia

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