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Dark-breasted rosefinch

Binomial name: Procarduelis nipalensis, Brian Houghton Hodgson, 1836

The dark-breasted rosefinch (Procarduelis nipalensis) is a true finch species (family Fringillidae).

It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are boreal forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.

Taxonomy

The dark-breasted rosefinch was formerly placed in the genus Carpodacus but was moved to Procarduelis based on the results from the phylogenetic analyses of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Fringillidae
Genus
Procarduelis
Species
Procarduelis nipalensis

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Range map of Procarduelis nipalensis in Thailand