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Asian Rosy-Finch

Leucosticte arctoa arctoa (Pallas, 1811)

Сибирский вьюрок | Бұлдыр құнақ
male

2006-02-25
Ulan region, East Kazakhstan oblast
© Askar Isabekov

Description

Pink on crown is lack or poorly developed. Hindneck is darker, less whitish; mantle is black-brown, more dark with less developed pink shade than in brunneonucha. Upper tail coverts silvery-whitish, sometimes with black-brown shaft streaks and tips. On outer webs of primaries and on rectrices silvery-whitish colour more developed; pink colour on under parts less developed than in other races.

Distribution

Breeds in highlands of Southern Altai at Markakol lake and on Lineyskiy ridge in Western Altai. In winter occurs in foothills, at Semipalatinsk, Ust-Kamenogorsk and in Kalbinskiy Altai. On dispersion recorded near Ucharal settle (25 February 1965) and twice in south-west spurs of Dzhungarskiy Alatau, in upper reaches of Bizhe river (9 February 1941) and in Chulak mountains (21 December 1948, Kzylaus gorge).

References

"Птицы Казахстана" том 5. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1974. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005.

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relative taxons

Leucosticte arctoa
(Pallas, 1811)
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Leucosticte arctoa brunneonucha
(Brandt, 1842)

other names

Arctic Rosefinch

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Fringillidae

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