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Great Rosefinch

Carpodacus rubicilla kobdensis (Sushkin, 1925)

Алтайская большая чечевица | Үлкен құралай
male

2016-12-22
VKO Katon-Karagay
© Vladimir Vorobyov

Description

Coloration darker than in severtzoi, upperparts grey with light pinkish tint, white spots on head and breast smaller with sharp edges.

Distribution

Status is not clear. Probably breeding in Altai, where in upper reach of Katun river on Belukha Mt male and female observed 20 July 2005 with L.arctoa and L.nemoricola. On wintering observed at March 3, 2014 in Katon-Karagai.

References

Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.

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relative taxons

Carpodacus rubicilla
(Güldenstädt, 1775)
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Carpodacus rubicilla severtzovi
(Sharpe, 1886)
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Fringillidae

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