Golden-naped finch

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Golden-naped finch
Golden-naped Finch East Sikkim India Asia 10.05.2014.jpg
Female (♀) from East Sikkim, India, Asia
Gold-naped Finch Old Silk Route, East Sikkim, India 23 April 2015.jpg
Male (♂) from East Sikkim, India, Asia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Carduelinae
Genus: Pyrrhoplectes
Hodgson, 1844
P. epauletta
Binomial name
Pyrrhoplectes epauletta
Hodgson, 1836

The golden-naped finch (Pyrrhoplectes epauletta) is a species of finch in the family Fringillidae. It is in monotypic genus Pyrrhoplectes.

It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, and Nepal. Its natural habitat is temperate forest.



  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Pyrrhoplectes epauletta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22720718A94679497. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22720718A94679497.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.