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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Fringillidae.

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  • There is only one Indian species of the other genus; this is known as the spotted-winged grosbeak (_Mycerobas melanoxanthus_), the localities in which this occurs are said to be "the Himalayas from the Hazara country to Sikkim at considerable elevations and Manipur."

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • In one genus of grosbeak -- _Mycerobas_ -- the bill is as deep as it is long, while in the other genus -- _Pycnorhamphus_ -- it is nearly as massive.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • Name of the largest finch is Mycerobas affinis, Collared Grosbeak.

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