Common Rosefinch

Carpodacus erythrinus (Pallas, 1770)

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author: Katherine Hall
location: Kyzyl Suu, Issykkul Region
date: 2021-07-29

2021-08-05. Katherine Hall:

Appreciate any ideas - it's not a Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus), but not quite a Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra), or is it?

2021-09-03. Machiel Valkenburg:

Hi Katherine,

Yes it is a Common Rosefinch of probably the ferhanensis race, that makes them so red.

2021-09-05. Katherine Hall:

Ah, interesting - thanks so much!

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