Spot-winged rosefinch

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Spot-winged rosefinch
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Carduelinae
Genus: Carpodacus
C. rodopeplus
Binomial name
Carpodacus rodopeplus
(Vigors, 1831)

Carpodacus rhodopeplus

The spot-winged rosefinch (Carpodacus rodopeplus), also known as the spotted rosefinch, is a species of finch in the family Fringillidae. It is found in India and Nepal. The Sharpe's rosefinch was formerly considered conspecific. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.

A spot-winged rosefinch in the Langtang Valley of Nepal


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Carpodacus rodopeplus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Carpodacus rodopeplus". Avibase.
  • Rasmussen, P.C. 2005. Revised species limits and field identification of Asian rosefinches. BirdingAsia number 3: 18-27.
  • Rasmussen, P.C., and J.C. Anderton. 2005. Birds of South Asia. The Ripley guide. Volume 2: attributes and status. Smithsonian Institution and Lynx Edicions, Washington D.C. and Barcelona