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Pale Rockfinch
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Genus: Carpospiza

Description

A single species, Pale Rockfinch.
It differs from other Rock Sparrows by its triangular-shaped wings (giving it a lark-like appearance in flight). It also builds an open cup nest in a bush (not in a hole).

Taxonomy

Carpospiza is a genus in the family Passeridae.
This species was originally described as a member of genus Petronia


Genus Carpospiza viewedit
C. brachydactyla Pale Rockfinch

References

  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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