12 Sept 2007

Urocynchramus pylzowi

Well, I don't know whether to call it a Bunting or a Rosefinch, so you'll have to settle for the scientific name. Seen in August 2007 near Qinghai Lake. A splendid Chinese endemic discovered by Nikolai Przewalski on one of his four great chinese ornithological expeditions. Old "Prezza" is not around any more, but his discovery still is -

Isn't nature wonderful? Hey, hey, yeah yeah yeah YEAH


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