Red-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus

Red-fronted Serin
Red-fronted Serin
The Red-fronted Serin, also called Fire-fronted Serin, is native to high altitude regions of the Caucasus and Central Asia, including the Tien Shan and Indian Himalayas.
Red-fronted Serin
Red-fronted Serin
Red-fronted Serin
They come lower down and flock with other finches in winter. Alexandra Makhnina took these photos in winter in a park in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Red-fronted Serin
Red-fronted Serin
Red-fronted Serin
The serins were flocking with siskins and (confusingly) some redpolls in the park.
Red-fronted Serin
Red-fronted Serin
Red-fronted Serin
The juvenile and first winter sub-adult have a brown head rather than the dark charcoal with bright red forehead of the adult.
Red-fronted Serin
Red-fronted Serin
Red-fronted Serin