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Pink-tailed Bunting - Urocynchramus pylzowi - 朱鹀 | by Paul B Jones
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Pink-tailed Bunting - Urocynchramus pylzowi - 朱鹀

Also known as Long-tailed Bunting, Long-tailed Rosefinch, Pink-tailed Bunting, Pink-tailed Rosefinch, Praewalski's Rosefinch, Przevalski's Bunting, Przevalski's Finch and Rose Bunting this species has recently been categorized as belonging to its own family, of which it is the only representative. A trek to the Tibetan Plateau is necessary to see it, compelling a visit to its small home range by those wishing to record all the bird families of the world. This individual was seen near Maduo in central Qinghai Province.

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Taken on June 20, 2014