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Male
Photo by Askar Isabekov
Zhabagly, Southern Kazakhstan, February 2014
Carpodacus grandis

Identification

18-20cm

Distribution

Found from northwest Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

It is sometimes included in Red-mantled Rosefinch.

Female
Photo by Askar Isabekov
Zhabagly, Southern Kazakhstan, February 2014

Habitat

Temperate forests and boreal shrubland.

Behaviour

Vocalisation

Sings from the top of tall trees.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved March 2014)

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