Plain mountain finch

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Plain mountain finch
Plain Mountain Finch East Sikkim India 13.06.2014.jpg
Near Kupup(14000 ft), Sikkim, India. Subspecies nemoricola in breeding plumage.
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Leucosticte
Species: L. nemoricola
Binomial name
Leucosticte nemoricola
Hodgson, 1836

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, and Turkmenistan. Its natural habitat is temperate grassland.

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