Carpodacus edwardsii Verr., Nouv. Arch. Mus., vi. Bull., p. 30 (1870).
Type-locality: Chinese Tibet.
The Indian bird differs from that found in Kansu and Eastern Tibet in being darker and more richly coloured.
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.3 1926.
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