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Finches (Fringillidae)

Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla) - HBW 15, p. 515

French: Pinson du Nord German: Bergfink Spanish: Pinzón Real

Taxonomy: Fringilla montifringilla Linnaeus, 1758, Sweden.
Has hybridized with F. coelebs. Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeds in N & NE Europe E in broad band to E Russia (Chukotka), S to NE Kazakhstan, C & SE Altai, Tuva, S L Baikal, Russian Far East (S to Amurland, Sakhalin I and Kamchatka); migrates to W, C & S Europe, N Africa, Middle East, and SW, C & E Asia.