Species of Thailand

Dark-breasted rosefinch

Procarduelis nipalensis, Brian Houghton Hodgson, 1836

(In Thai: นกจาบปีกอ่อนสีชมพูคล้ำ)

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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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Winter visitor

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Non-breeding visitor

Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • Thai: นกจาบปีกอ่อนสีชมพูคล้ำ

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Dark-breasted rosefinch
Dark-breasted rosefinch
Dark-breasted rosefinch

Range Map

Distribution map of Dark-breasted rosefinch, Procarduelis nipalensis in Thailand
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
Range map of Procarduelis nipalensis in Thailand