Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Siskins, Crossbills and Allies :: Great Rosefinch

Great Rosefinch Carpodacus rubicilla

Described by: Güldenstädt (1775)
Alternate common name(s): Caucasian Great Rosefinch, Spot-crowned Rosefinch
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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(1) Ex. s. Russia in Caucasus Mountains.
(2) Ne. Afghanistan (Pamir Mountains).
(3) Tadzhikistan, Kirghiz steppes, Altai Mountains and w. Mongolia).
(4) N. Pakistan, n. India (Kashmir), Nepal, Sikkim, Tibet, w. and nc. China.
Winters to lower elevations.


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


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