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Dark-breasted Rosefinch Carpodacus nipalensis kangrae   - Male
Dark-breasted Rosefinch
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :Tungnath (3680m), near Chopta, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 26 June 2015
English synonyms:Dark Rosefinch, Nepal Rosefinch
Bird Family :Carduelini - Finches, siskins, serins, redpolls, crossbills, grosbeaks & allies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A common species; it comes to feed on the temple offerings like rice grains near the Tungnath Temple. - JT