Tibetan Snowfinch (Montifringilla henrici) - HBW 14, p. 811
French: Niverolle de Henri
Spanish: Gorrión de Henri
Taxonomy: Eurhinospiza Henrici Oustalet, 1892, "plateau du Tibet" = Dichi (Diti) east of the Tengri Nor, Xizang, China.
Forms a superspecies with M. nivalis and M. adamsi, and all have in the past sometimes been considered conspecific. Often treated as a race of M. nivalis, and sometimes of M. adamsi, but overlaps with latter without interbreeding in parts of its range. Monotypic.
Distribution: E Tibetan Plateau from Qinghai Hu (NE Qinghai) S in band 100-250 km broad to Ku-la Shan, NE of Lhasa (Xizang).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
foraging on short grass Locality Rubber Mountains, Qinghai, China (Northern) (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 28 June 2011 13 weeks ago 58 sec 4
Two birds walking on rocks, one feeding the other Locality Er La Pass, Qinghai, China (Northern) (Monotypic species)
John Gregory 29 July 2002 6 years ago 30 sec 2.5
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