Mountain finch

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Mountain finches
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Fringillidae
Genus:Leucosticte
Swainson, 1832
Species

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The Mountain finches are birds in the Finch family Fringillidae from the genus Leucosticte. This genus also includes the Rosy finches named from their pinkish plumage.

These birds are typically found in barren mountainous regions. Many species eat more insect material than other finches.

The full list of species is:

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