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European Greenfinch Carduelis chloris   - 1st winter female
European Greenfinch
Photographer : © Anil Kumar Bharadwaj
Location :Tsokar, Ladakh, India
Date : 3 September 2015
English synonyms:Greenfinch, Common Greenfinch, Eurasian Greenfinch, Western Greenfinch
Bird Family :Carduelinae - Finches, Siskins, Serins, Redpolls, Crossbills & Grosbeaks
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Apparently the first record of this species from India. The bird is probably of the race turkestanica, which breeds in Central Asia and is known to winter as far as northern Afghanistan. - Eds.
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