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Desert Finch
File:RhodopechysObsoleta.jpg
Drawing of a female and a male (from left to right)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Rhodospiza
Species: R. obsoleta
Binomial name
Rhodospiza obsoleta
Sharpe, 1888
Synonyms

Fringilla obsoleta
Lichtenstein, 1823
Bucanetes obsoletus
Cabanis, 1851
Rhodopechys obsoleta
Chloris obsoleta
Carduelis obsoleta (Lichtenstein, 1823)

The Desert Finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta), sometimes called Lichtenstein's Desert Finch, is a large brown true finch found in southern Eurasia. Its taxonomy is confused, and it has formerly been placed in Fringilla, Bucanetes, Carduelis and Rhodopechys.

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