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Alternative name: Stresemann's Rosefinch

Carpodacus waltoni



Asia: found in Central China and Tibet


Two subspecies recognized:

  • C. w. waltoni from southeast Tibet to southwest China (southwest Xinjiang)
  • C. w. eos in central China and Tibet

waltoni was included in Chinese Beautiful Rosefinch by some authorities in the past. The scientific name of Pink-rumped Rosefinch was Carpodacus eos then.


Alpine scrub and forests



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  2. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2014. IOC World Bird Names (version 4.3). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.

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