Pallas’s Rosefinch

Pallas's Rosefinch

Pallas’s Rosefinch males have red heads and breasts with some streaking. Their back and tail have reddish-brown tones. They also have a white patch on their forehead and chin.

Females are generally grayish-brown with streaking on their head, breast, and belly. 

  • Carpodacus roseus
  • Length: 6 – 7 inches (16 – 17.5 cm.)
  • Weight: 0.7  – 1.2 oz. (21 – 35 g)
  • Wingspan: 8.5 – 9 inches


Pallas’s Rosefinches are usually found in Asia, but they occasionally turn up in Alaska.

Habitat And Diet

You can find Pallas’s Rosefinches in boreal forests and boreal shrubland.

Pallas’s Rosefinches Call:


Attract Pallas’s Rosefinch diet consists of seeds, buds, shoots, and berries. During the summer breeding season, they eat insects for their protein content. 

Fun Fact:

Pallas’s Rosefinches are often kept as caged birds in Europe and Asia.