Oriental Bird Images

Beautiful Rosefinch Carpodacus pulcherrimus pulcherrimus   - Male
Beautiful Rosefinch
Photographer : © Ashok Mashru
Location :Chopta, Rudraprayag District, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 17 March 2019
English synonyms:Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch, Chinese Beautiful Rosefinch (davidianus), Père David's Rosefinch (davidianus)
Bird Family :Carduelinae - Finches, Siskins, Serins, Redpolls, Crossbills & Grosbeaks
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Note that the form waltoni is now considered a subspecies of Pink-rumped Rosefinch Carpodacus waltoni (formerly Carpodacus eos).

Carpodacus (pulcherrimus) davidianus is considered by some authors to be a full species under the name Chinese Beautiful Rosefinch.