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Pale Rock Sparrow Carpospiza brachydactyla   - In moult
Pale Rock Sparrow
Photographer : © Prasad Ganpule
Location :western end of Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 6 October 2019
English synonyms:Pale Rocksparrow, Pale Rock-Sparrow, Pale Petronia, Pale Rock Finch, Pale Rockfinch, Pale Rock-Finch
Bird Family :Passerinae - Sparrows, Petronias & Snowfinches
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A flock of about 11-12 individuals was seen in the fringes of the western end of the Little Rann of Kutch. This is the second sighting of the species from Gujarat. The first was in the winter of 2012. - PG