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Finches (Fringillidae)

Ankober Serin (Carduelis ankoberensis) - HBW 15, p. 570

French: Linotte d'Ankober German: Ankoberhänfling Spanish: Pardillo de Ankober
Other common names: Ankober Seedeater

Taxonomy: Serinus ankoberensis Ash, 1979, Ankober, Shoa Province, Ethiopia.
Sometimes placed in genus Serinus, and has been considered conspecific with Serinus menachensis on grounds of plumage pattern and colour, long wings, breeding biology and egg colour; differs significantly from that genus, however, in bill morphology. Monotypic.

Distribution: N & C Ethiopia (N Gondar and N Shoa Provinces, in Amhara Region).