White-winged grosbeak

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White-winged grosbeak
White-winged Grosbeak - Almaty - Kazakistan S4E4090 (22417234274).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Mycerobas
Species: M. carnipes
Binomial name
Mycerobas carnipes
Hodgson, 1836
White winged gros beak near Phortse Tanga at Sagarmatha National Park area.

The white-winged grosbeak (Mycerobas carnipes) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family.

It is found in Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Iran, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Its natural habitat is boreal forests.

Phylogeny[edit]

Eophona genus goes together with Mycerobas genus. Both genera form a single phylogenetic group.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Mycerobas carnipes". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Arnaiz-Villena, A.; Guillén, J.; Ruiz-del-Valle, V.; Lowy, E.; Zamora, J.; Varela, P.; Stefani, D.; Allende, L. M. (2001). "Phylogeography of crossbills, bullfinches, grosbeaks, and rosefinches" (PDF). Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 58 (8): 1159–1166. doi:10.1007/PL00000930. PMID 11529508.