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PAKHI DEKHOON PAKHI CHINOON @ 784 [Observe the bird and recognize]… A4…Coloured Pencil …[From the Ref. photograph of Mr. Sudip Ghosh]… The plain mountain finch (Leucosticte nemoricola) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family.
It is found in Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia,Tajikistan, Tibet, and Turkmenistan. Its natural habitat is temperate grassland and upland forest. It is a resident breeder across the Himalayas.
14–15 cm; 18–25•5 g. Medium-sized to large, slender, brownish finch with pointed bill, long wings and notched tail.
Song, usually from top of boulder or prominent rocky perch, a short series of sharp twittering.
Submontane and montane hillsides. Breeds above tree-line on open boulder-strewn ridges, slopes .
Feeding: Mostly seeds of grasses and alpine herbs; occasionally small invertebrates.
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Keywords: Indian, Birds
Scientific Name: Leucosticte nemoricola
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aloktewari

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Wed September 13, 2017 5:06am

A lovely work, Pratim ... fabulous work ... tfs ...

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Wed September 13, 2017 11:41am

Wonderfully detailed feather-work in this beautiful picture Pratim.

Very well done my friend - thanks so much for showing it to us.

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Wed September 13, 2017 12:44pm

Such a beautifully detailed drawing of this Finch Pratim! I believe I can count the feathers

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Fri September 15, 2017 4:00am

Thanks aloketewari sir...
Thanks delia todd maam ...
Thanks Res. KC Foggin ...
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