Himalayan white-browed rosefinch

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Carpodacus thura)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Himalayan white-browed rosefinch
White-browed Rosefinch (♂) Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary Sikkim India 17.04.2015.jpg
Male (♂) of the species from Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary in Sikkim, India.
White-browed Rosefinch (♀) Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary Sikkim India 08.11.2015.jpg
Female (♀) of the species from Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary in Sikkim, India.
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Carduelinae
Genus: Carpodacus
Species:
C. thura
Binomial name
Carpodacus thura
Male Bird at Gnathang in Sikkim
Female at Gnathang India

The Himalayan white-browed rosefinch (Carpodacus thura) is a true finch species (family Fringillidae).

An artist's illustration.

It is found in Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and temperate shrubland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Carpodacus thura". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 July 2012.

External links[edit]