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White-rumped Snowfinch Pyrgilauda taczanowskii   - Adult
White-rumped Snowfinch
Photographer : © Biswapriya Rahut
Location :Open steppe, Trans-Himalaya at ~4880m, North Sikkim, India
Date : 30 July 2014
English synonyms:White-rumped Snow Finch, White-rumped Snow-Finch, White-rumped Ground-sparrow, Mandelli's Snow Finch, Mandelli's Snowfinch, Taczanowski's Snow Finch, Taczanowski's Snowfinch
Bird Family :Passerinae - Sparrows, Petronias & Snowfinches
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Was probably inside the Pika burrows and flew out on approach, though it did not venture too far from it. - BR
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