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The Sinai rosefinch (Carpodacus synoicus) is a species of finch in the family Fringillidae. It is found in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. Its natural habitat is hot deserts. The pale rosefinch is sometimes considered a subspecies. It is the national bird of Jordan.

Sinai rosefinch
Carpodacus synoicus -Jordan -pair-8.jpg
A pair in Jordan
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Carduelinae
Genus: Carpodacus
Species:
C. synoicus
Binomial name
Carpodacus synoicus
Temminck, 1825

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Carpodacus synoicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.