Golden-naped finch

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Golden-naped finch
Golden-naped Finch East Sikkim India Asia 10.05.2014.jpg
Female (♀) from East Sikkim, India, Asia
Gold-naped Finch Old Silk Route, East Sikkim, India 23 April 2015.jpg
Male (♂) from East Sikkim, India, Asia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Pyrrhoplectes
Hodgson, 1844
Species: P. epauletta
Binomial name
Pyrrhoplectes epauletta
Hodgson, 1836

The golden-naped finch (Pyrrhoplectes epauletta) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is in the is monotypic genus Pyrrhoplectes.

It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, and Nepal. Its natural habitat is temperate forests.