Genus CARDUELIS

The genus Carduelis contains the Goldfinches, of which two species are known, one inhabiting Europe and Western Asia, and the other Central Asia down to the Himalayas. The Goldfinches are characterized by a long, slender, straight and sharply pointed bill, long wings, the bright red colour of the face, and the bright yellow on the wing. The sexes are very closely similar.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.2 1890.
Title in Book: 
Genus CARDUELIS
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1890
Page No: 
225
M_ID: 
31023
M_SN: 
Carduelis
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
1054

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