Loxia coccothraustes Linn., Syst. Nat., 10th ed. i, p. 171 (1758). Type-locality: Western Europe.
The typical form differs from the only known Indian race in being darker coloured and in having the sides of the body vinaceous instead of tawny brown,
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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