Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch (Carpodacus pulcherrimus) is a true finch species (family Fringillidae). It is one of the rosefinches that may belong in thegenus Propasser. It is found primarily in the northern regions of the Indian Subcontinent, mainly the lower-to-middle altitude Himalayas, and ranges across Bhutan,India, Mongolia, Nepal, Tibet and Pakistan. Its natural habitats are temperate shrubland and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.