Yellow-breasted greenfinch

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Yellow-breasted greenfinch
Chloris spinoides.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Chloris
Species: C. spinoides
Binomial name
Chloris spinoides
Vigors, 1831

Carduelis spinoides

The yellow-breasted greenfinch (Chloris spinoides) is a species of finch in the family Fringillidae native to the northern regions of the Indian subcontinent.

Distributio and habitat[edit]

Male at Pangot, India

The species occurs primarily in the mid-altitudes of the Himalayas, and in parts of Southeast Asia. It ranges across Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and temperate shrubland.[1]