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Mongolian Finch Bucanetes mongolicus   - Male
Mongolian Finch
Photographer : © Subharanjan Sen
Location :Near Pooh, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India
Date : 11 June 2012
English synonyms:Mongolian Desert Finch, Mongolian Trumpeter Bullfinch, Mongolian Trumpeter Finch, Mongolian Trumpeter-Bullfinch, Mongolian Trumpeter-Finch
Bird Family :Carduelinae - Finches, Siskins, Serins, Redpolls, Crossbills & Grosbeaks
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Habitat: barren hillside with a sprinkling of grass. The birds were feeding on grass seeds. There were about 6 of them. - SS