Spectacled finch

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Spectacled finch
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Carduelinae
Genus: Callacanthis
Reichenbach, 1850
C. burtoni
Binomial name
Callacanthis burtoni
(Gould, 1838)

The spectacled finch (Callacanthis burtoni[2]) is a species of finch in the family Fringillidae. It is found in temperate northern regions of the Indian subcontinent, ranging across Afghanistan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Its natural habitat is temperate forests with a lush landscape.



  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Callacanthis burtoni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Peter, Clement; Harris, Alan; Davis, John (2010). "Red-browed Finch (Spectacled Finch)". Finches and Sparrows. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 257–258. ISBN 978-1-4081-3530-3.