French: Roselin à trois bandes German: Bindengimpel Spanish: Camachuelo tribarrado
J. P. Verreaux
#R, Paohing = Muping [Baoxing], west Sichuan, China
SC China from S Gansu and S Shaanxi S to E Xizang, NW Yunnan and W Sichuan; non-breeding also SE Xizang, possibly also NE Indian Subcontinent.
17–19·5 cm. Large and large-billed, robust rosefinch with broad wingbars and long tail. Male has white forehead edged light crimson, crown to nape and side of neck deep... read more
No information; generally silent. Captive individuals gave weak and high-pitched calls.
Found in undergrowth and thickets of conifer forest, juniper (Juniperus) thickets, spruce... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly seeds, also some fruit, including crab apples and cotoneaster berries; also willow buds on migration to breeding grounds. Forages on... read more
No confirmed information. Unconfirmed report, based on information from 1925: nest cup-shaped, made of roots and twigs, lined with grasses... read more
Resident, partial migrant and altitudinal migrant. In non-breeding season moves to lower levels,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to scarce; locally common in non-breeding season in S China. Area occupied during breeding season apparently much smaller in extent than... read more
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