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Spot-winged grosbeak

Binomial name: Mycerobas melanozanthos, Brian Houghton Hodgson, 1836

The Spot-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas melanozanthos) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family, found in middle to higher elevations. It is found in the Indian Subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia. Its range includes Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


Eophona genus goes together with Mycerobas genus. Both genera form a single phylogenetic group.

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Scientific classification

Mycerobas melanozanthos

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Spot-winged grosbeak, Mycerobas melanozanthos in Thailand

Range map of Mycerobas melanozanthos in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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