Mountain Finches

Finch Information


Grey-crowned Rosy FinchSpecies of Mountain Finches:

  • Plain Mountain Finches, Leucosticte nemoricola : Found in Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. They inhabit temperate grasslands.

  • Black-headed Mountain Finch, Leucosticte brandti : Found in Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. They inhabit temperate grasslands.

  • Tawny-headed Mountain Finch, Leucosticte sillemi : Found only in China. Known only from two specimens collected in 1929 in the southern Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China.

  • Asian Rosy Finch, Leucosticte arctoa : Found in China, Japan, Kazakhstan, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia, and Russia. They inhabit tundra and temperate grasslands.

  • Gray-crowned Rosy Finch, Leucosticte tephrocotis

  • Black Rosy Finch, Leucosticte atrata

  • Brown-capped Rosy Finch, Leucosticte australis


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