The common rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus) is named for the male's brilliant rosy-carmine head, breast and rump. Females and young males are dull-coloured with yellowish-brown above, brighter on the rump and greyer on head, buff below. Also known as the scarlet rosefinch, it lives throughout Eurasia except the deserts, but in winter is found from southern Iran to south-east China, India, Burma, and Indochina.
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