Red-mantled Rosefinch Carpodacus rhodochlamys

Red-mantled Rosefinch
Red-mantled Rosefinch
Red-mantled Rosefinch
The Red-mantled Rosefinch is native to parts of Central Asia, northern India and Pakistan, and parts of Russia and China. Unfortunately, only the streaky female (or 1st year male) is shown here, not the red-coloured male.
Red-mantled Rosefinch
Red-mantled Rosefinch
Red-mantled Rosefinch
The photos were taken in southeast Kazakhstan by Alexandra Makhnina.