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Common Rosefinch

(Carpodacus erythrinus)
Alternate name(s): "Scarlet Rosefinch"
German name(s): "Karmingimpel"

Size: 13-15 cm
Weight: 20-25 g
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Common Rosefinch at Wikipedia .

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Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "erythrinus"

ADULT

MALE

Distant frontal view of a male Common Rosefinch (photo courtesy of S. Cuturilov)
[Pester plateau, Serbia, June 2017]

Lateral view of a male Common Rosefinch looking at the observer (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza NP, Poland, May 2018]

Lateral view of a male Common Rosefinch (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza NP, Poland, May 2018]

Lateral view of a male Common Rosefinch; this is the bird whose calls were recorded on 19 May 2018
(photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza NP, Poland, May 2018]

Lateral view of a male Common Rosefinch (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)

Near-dorsal view of a male Common Rosefinch (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)

FEMALE

Near-dorsal view of a female Common Rosefinch (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)

Near-dorsal view of a female Common Rosefinch (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)

Dorsal view of a female Common Rosefinch (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

rosfin_dw_20180519.m4a erythrinus
(Poland)
Territorial calls (male) © DW

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