Sinai rosefinch

The Sinai rosefinch (Carpodacus synoicus) is a species of finch in the family Fringillidae. It is found in the Sinai Peninsula and the Negev region of the Middle East, within the borders of 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
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A pair in Jordan
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Carduelinae
Genus: Carpodacus
C. synoicus
Binomial name
Carpodacus synoicus
Temminck, 1825


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Carpodacus synoicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)