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Black-winged snowfinch

Black-winged snowfinch
Black-winged snowfinch, Ladakh, India
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Passeridae
Genus: Montifringilla
M. adamsi
Binomial name
Montifringilla adamsi
Adams, 1859

The black-winged snowfinch or Adams's snowfinch (Montifringilla adamsi),[2] is a species of bird in the sparrow family.

It is found in China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is commonly resident in the Tibetan plateau region of north-western Nepal, where it spends the summer at elevations of 4,200–5,100 metres (13,800–16,700 ft) and the winter at 2,530–3,445 metres (8,301–11,302 ft), on open stony hillsides, on plateau and near villages.[3]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2018). "Montifringilla adamsi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T22718326A132116930. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22718326A132116930.en. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  2. ^ The Eponym Dictionary of Birds. Bloomsbury. 19 March 2020. p. 15. ISBN 9781472982698.
  3. ^ Grimmett, Richard; Inskipp, Carol; Inskipp, Tim (2000). Birds of Nepal. London: Christopher Helm Ltd. ISBN 0-7136-5166-0.

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