Finches (Fringillidae)

Sillem's Mountain-finch (Leucosticte sillemi) - HBW 15, p. 572

French: Roselin de Sillem German: Sillemschneegimpel Spanish: Pinzón Montano de Sillem
Other common names: Sillem's Rosy-finch, Tawny-headed Mountain-finch

Taxonomy: Leucosticte sillemi Roselaar, 1992, Kushku Maidan, 5125 m, west Tibetan Plateau, China.
Relationships uncertain; may possibly belong within genus Kozlowia if found to be sexually dimorphic; further research required. Monotypic.

Distribution: SW Xinjiang, in SW China.

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