Finches (Fringillidae)

Crimson-browed Finch (Propyrrhula subhimachala) - HBW 15, p. 599

French: Durbec à tête rouge German: Rhododendrongimpel Spanish: Camachuelo Cejirrojo
Other common names: Red-headed Finch/Rosefinch, Juniper Finch

Taxonomy: Corythus subhimachalus Hodgson, 1836, northern and central Nepal.
Has sometimes been placed in genus Pinicola, but probably more closely related to Carpodacus; further study required. Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeds in Himalayas from C Nepal E to N Bhutan and NE India (Arunachal Pradesh), S & SW China (S & SE Xixang E to S Sichuan and NW Yunnan) and N Myanmar; winters also S Bhutan and NE India (S Assam, Meghalaya and Manipur).

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