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Pale Rosefinch Carpodacus stoliczkae beicki   - Adult female
Pale Rosefinch
Photographer : © Sam Woods/Tropical Birding Tours
Location :Beishan, Xining, Qinghai, China
Date : 15 June 2013
English synonyms:Sinai Rosefinch
Bird Family :Carduelinae - Finches, Siskins, Serins, Redpolls, Crossbills & Grosbeaks
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Formerly considered conspecific with Sinai Rosefinch Carpodacus synoicus but now separated following
Tietze, D. T., Päckert, M., Martens, J., Lehmann, H. & Sun, Y.-H. (2013) Complete phylogeny and historical biogeography of true rosefinches (Aves: Carpodacus). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 169: 215-234.
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