Streaked rosefinch

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Streaked rosefinch
Carpodacus rubicilloides.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Carduelinae
Genus: Carpodacus
Species: C. rubicilloides
Binomial name
Carpodacus rubicilloides
Przewalski, 1876

The streaked rosefinch (Carpodacus rubicilloides) is a true finch species (family Fringillidae). It is found in Bhutan, China, India, and Nepal. Its natural habitat is boreal shrubland.

Two subspecies are recognised:[2]

  • C. r. rubicilloides - east Tibet to central and southern China
  • C. r. lucifer - southern Tibet and the Himalayas

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Carpodacus rubicilloides". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David (eds.). "Finches, euphonias". World Bird List Version 5.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 5 June 2015.