Mycerobas

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Mycerobas
Black-&-Yellow Grosbeak (Male) I IMG 7362 - Cropped.jpg
Male M. icterioides
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Carduelinae
Genus: Mycerobas
Cabanis, 1847

The Mycerobas grosbeaks are a genus of finch in the family Fringillidae. They are colorful and are at 20–23 cm the largest species in the family. They are found in the southern Himalayas and across into China. The genus contains the following four species:[1]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Collared Grosbeak Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary East Sikkim India 05.05.2016.jpg Mycerobas affinis Collared grosbeak Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Thailand
White-winged Grosbeak - Eaglenest - Arunachal Pradesh - India (34363377845).jpg Mycerobas carnipes White-winged grosbeak Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Iran, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan
Mycerobas icterioides.jpg Mycerobas icterioides Black-and-yellow grosbeak Indian subcontinent
Spot-winged Grosbeak.JPG Mycerobas melanozanthos Spot-winged grosbeak Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David (eds.). "Finches, euphonias". World Bird List Version 5.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 5 June 2015.