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Genus: Onychostruthus


Onychostruthus is a monotypic genus containing just one species, the White-rumped Snowfinch.
It differs in behaviour and molecular genetics from other Snowfinches. However, some authorities judge this differences as marginal and include it in the Pyrgilauda.


Onychostruthus is a genus in the family Passeridae.
It's often included in Montifringilla or in Pyrgilauda.

Genus Onychostruthus viewedit
O. taczanowskii White-rumped Snowfinch


  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2009. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 14: Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553507

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