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Przevalski's Finch Urocynchramus pylzowi   - Adult male
Przevalski's Finch
Photographer : © Martin Hale
Location :Qinghai, China
Date : 23 August 2012
English synonyms:Long-tailed Bunting, Long-tailed Rosefinch, Pink-tailed Bunting, Pink-tailed Rosefinch, Przevalski's Bunting, Przevalski's Rosefinch, Przewalski's Bunting, Przewalski's Rosefinch, Rose Bunting
Bird Family :Carduelinae - Finches, Siskins, Serins, Redpolls, Crossbills & Grosbeaks
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to China. Previously sometimes considered an emberizid with the name Pink-tailed Bunting.

Generic position evaluated by Groth (2000), who suggested that it belongs in its own family, the Urocynchramidae, of which it is the only member.
Groth, J. (2000) Molecular evidence for the systematic position of Urocynchramus pylzowi. The Auk 117 (3): 787792.

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