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  Crimson Finch (Neochmia phaeton)

Crimson Finch | Neochmia phaeton photo
Crimson Finch (Neochmia phaeton)

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CRIMSON FINCH FACTS

distribution map showing range of Neochmia phaeton in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Estrildidae
Genus:Neochmia
Species:phaeton
Common Name:Crimson Finch

Relatives in same Genus
  Plum-headed Finch (N. modesta)
  Star Finch (N. ruficauda)
  Red-browed Finch (N. temporalis)