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  • Sterna hirundo
  • Terns & Gulls
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About the Common Rosefinch

The Common Rosefinch is the most widespread and common rosefinch of Europe, where it has spread westward from Asia. Common Rosefinches breed from Sweden in the west to Afghanistan in the south and Japan in the east.

The mature male has brilliant rosy-carmine head, breast and rump. In the summer Common Rosefinches are found in thickets, woodland and forest edges near rivers and in winter in gardens and orchards, swampy vegetation and locally in dry oak woods.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 03 September 2007
Scientific Name Carpodacus Erythrinus
  • Passeriformes
  • Fringillidae
  • Carpodacus
  • C. erythrinus
Birdorable Family Finches
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 28 September 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
6 inches
Range West Europe East Europe North Europe South Europe West Asia Central Asia East Asia South Asia

International Names

  • Hýl Rudý (Czech)
  • Karmindompap (Danish)
  • Roodmus (Dutch)
  • Punavarpunen (Finnish)
  • Roselin Cramoisi (French)
  • Karmingimpell (German)
  • Ciuffolotto Scarlatto (Italian)
  • アカマシコ (Akamashiko) (Japanese)
  • 적원자 (Jeogwonja) (Korean)
  • Rosenfink (Norwegian)
  • Dziwonia (Polish)
  • Обыкновенная чечевица (Russian)
  • Camachuelo Carminoso (Spanish)
  • Rosenfink (Swedish)

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