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Sillem's Mountain Finch Leucosticte sillemi   - Adult female
Sillem's Mountain Finch
Photographer : © Yann Muzika
Location :Yeniugou, Qinghai, China (~5000m asl)
Date : 28 May 2013
English synonyms:Sillem's Mountain-Finch, Sillem's Rosy Finch, Tawny-headed Mountain-Finch
Bird Family :Carduelini - Finches, siskins, serins, redpolls, crossbills, grosbeaks & allies
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Data Deficient
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Taxonomic Notes :
***News of rediscovery***

Previously only known from two specimens - an adult male and a juvenile male. Described as a new species in Roselaar, C.S., (1992) Leucosticte sillemi nov. spec., a new species of mountain finch from western Tibet. Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 112: 225-231.

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