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Crimson Finch Neochmia phaeton

Described by: Hombron; Jacquinot (1841)
Alternate common name(s): Pale Crimson Finch, Pale Crimson-finch, Common Crimson-finch, White-bellied Crimson-finch, Blood Finch
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Fogg Dam, Northern Territory, Australia - Date unknown © Bruce Michael  Australia - Aug, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Sentani, Papua, Indonesia - 2005 © Mehd Halaouate  Ord River Irrigation Project area, Western Australia, Australia - Jul 13, 2002 © James Ownby 
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(1) Sc. New Guinea (Trans-fly region along Fly River and Oriomo River) and ne. Australia (ne. Queensland).
(2) Ne. Western Australia (Kununurra), n. Northern Territory (Adelaide River and Fogg Dam near Darwin and the Fergusson River near Katherine), nw. and ex. n. Queensland (w. and n. Cape York Peninsula near Musgrave Station, Cairns near the airport at Swallow Pond, and Horseshoe Lagoon).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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