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Beautiful Rosefinch Carpodacus pulcherrimus argyrophrys   - Adult male
Beautiful Rosefinch
Photographer : © Lars Petersson
Location :Rubber Mountain, Qinghai Province, China
Date : 13 July 2006
English synonyms:Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch, Chinese Beautiful Rosefinch (davidianus), Père David's Rosefinch (davidianus)
Bird Family :Carduelinae - Finches, Siskins, Serins, Redpolls, Crossbills & Grosbeaks
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Note that the form waltoni is now considered a subspecies of Pink-rumped Rosefinch Carpodacus waltoni (formerly Carpodacus eos).

Carpodacus (pulcherrimus) davidianus is considered by some authors to be a full species under the name Chinese Beautiful Rosefinch.

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