1114. Montifringilla blanfordi

(1114) Montifringilla blanfordi Hume.
THE BLACK-THROATED SNOW-FINCH.
Montifringilla blanfordi, Fauna B. I., Birds, 2nd ed. vol. iii, p. 190.
This Snow-Finch appears only to be found in Sikkim, and South, and West Tibet.
The Everest Expedition saw a few birds of this species on the Karo La Pass and near Lhasa in July ; Mandelli obtained a series of skins from Tibet between March and October, and Arnold Pike shot a specimen in June East of Mangisa Tso in June. Presumably, therefore, this Snow-Finch breeds in many parts of Tibet above 12,500 feet, though in no great numbers. Wollaston records one “nest with young, found two feet down the burrow of a Pika. (Ochotonia curzonia).

BookTitle: 
The Nidification Of Birds Of The Indian Empire
Reference: 
Baker, Edward Charles Stuart. The nidification of birds of the Indian Empire. Vol. 3. 1934.
Title in Book: 
1114. Montifringilla blanfordi
Spp Author: 
Hume.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1114
Year: 
1934
Page No: 
89
Common name: 
Blanford's Snow Finch
M_ID: 
29470
M_CN: 
Blanford's Snowfinch
M_SN: 
Pyrgilauda blanfordi
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
14208

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