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Przevalski's Finch Urocynchramus pylzowi   - Adult male in breeding plumage
Przevalski's Finch
Photographer : © Tang Jun/China Bird Tour
Location :Ruoergai, Sichuan, China
Date : 7 June 2016
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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