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Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus crassirostris   - Male
Trumpeter Finch
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :near Fulay Village, Banni, Great Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 1 January 2016
English synonyms:Common Trumpeter-Finch, Trompeter Finch, Trumpeter Bullfinch, Trumpeter-Bullfinch, Trumpeter-Finch
Bird Family :Carduelinae - Finches, Siskins, Serins, Redpolls, Crossbills & Grosbeaks
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A flock of 14 birds was seen on 1st Jan in a rocky area with lots of scrub and grass on slopes. The flock was not seen regularly after that.

The birds were vocal emitting typical shrill low calls like a trumpet. - JT