Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Siskins, Crossbills and Allies :: Desert Finch
Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta
Described by: Lichtenstein (1823)
Alternate common name(s): Lichtenstein's Desert-finch, Lichtenstein's Finch, Black-billed Finch
Old scientific name(s): Rhodopechys obsoleta
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RangeAsia Minor from s. Turkey and Israel to nw. Arabia e. through Iran and Transcaspia to Russian Turkestan, Chinese Turkestan, Tadzhikistan, Kirghiz steppes, and from Afghanistan to w. and nc. Chian, and n. Pakistan.
Winter in n. Pakistan.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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