Rufous-necked snowfinch

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Rufous-necked snowfinch
Rufous-necked Snowfinch Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary East Sikkim India 18.10.2015.jpg
From Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary in East Sikkim, India.
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Passeridae
Genus: Pyrgilauda
P. ruficollis
Binomial name
Pyrgilauda ruficollis
(Blanford, 1871)
  • Montifringilla ruficollis

The rufous-necked snowfinch (Pyrgilauda ruficollis) is a species of bird in the sparrow family.

It is found in Tibet and adjacent areas of central China; it winters south to Uttarakhand, Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan. Its natural habitat is temperate grassland.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Pyrgilauda ruficollis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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