Spotted great rosefinch

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Spotted great rosefinch
Carpodacus severtzovi.jpg
Male at Kibber
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Carpodacus
Species: C. rubicilla
Trinomial name
Carpodacus rubicilla severtzovi
(Sharpe, 1886)

The spotted great rosefinch or spotted rosefinch (Carpodacus rubicilla severtzovi) is a finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found in Kashmir, Nepal, Tibet, and southwestern China.

Its natural habitats are tundra and temperate grassland.

It was formerly considered a distinct species, but is now commonly regarded as a subspecies of the great rosefinch.[1]


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