Red-fronted rosefinch

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Red-fronted rosefinch
Pyrrhospiza punicea Grovold.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Carpodacus
Species: C. puniceus
Binomial name
Carpodacus puniceus
Blyth, 1845
Synonyms

Pyrrhospiza punicea

The red-fronted rosefinch (Carpodacus puniceus) is a species of rosefinch in the finch family Fringillidae. It is sometimes placed in the monotypic genus Pyrrhospiza. It is found in Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. Its natural habitat is montane tundra.

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