Black-and-yellow grosbeak

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Black-and-yellow grosbeak
Mycerobas icterioides.jpg
Male at Dhanaulti, India
Mycerobas icterioides female.jpg
Female at Dhanaulti, India
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Mycerobas
Species: M. icterioides
Binomial name
Mycerobas icterioides
Vigors, 1831

The black-and-yellow grosbeak (Mycerobas icterioides) is a species of finch native to the northern parts of the Indian subcontinent, primarily the lower and middle Himalayas. It is in the family Fringillidae.

The species ranges across Afghanistan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan where its natural habitat is temperate forests.



Eophona genus goes together with Mycerobas genus. Both genera form a single phylogenetic group.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Mycerobas icterioides". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Arnaiz-Villena, A.; Guillén, J.; Ruiz-del-Valle, V.; Lowy, E.; Zamora, J.; Varela, P.; Stefani, D.; Allende, L. M. (2001). "Phylogeography of crossbills, bullfinches, grosbeaks, and rosefinches" (PDF). Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 58 (8): 1159–1166. PMID 11529508. doi:10.1007/PL00000930.