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Vilcabamba Brushfinch
Atlapetes terborghi
Tricolored Brushfinch
Atlapetes tricolor
  (Taczanowski, 1874)
Chestnut-capped Brushfinch
Buarremon brunneinucha
Please note: This taxon is not valid in your active bird checklist (you are now in the checklist shown to the right just above this row) - click on one of the species to the right or left above to move back to the active checklist.

Choco Brushfinch
Atlapetes crassus
Sachatamia Lodge, Pichincha - 2010-05-29
© Geoffrey Jones

Field guides

Plate/page: 279

Freile, J. and Restall, R.
Birds of Ecuador

Plate/page: 288

Schulenberg, Thomas S., Stotz, Douglas F., Lane, Daniel F., O'neill, John P and Parker III, Theodore A.
Birds of Peru (2007)

Plate/page: 281

Restall, R., Rodner, C. and Lentino M.
Birds of Northern South America


  • Atlapetes tricolor: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018.
  • Restall, R., Rodner, C. and Lentino M.: Birds of Northern South America; Christopher Helm, 2006; ISBN:0-713-67243-9
  • Schulenberg, Thomas S., Stotz, Douglas F., Lane, Daniel F., O'neill, John P and Parker III, Theodore A.: Birds of Peru (2007); Christopher Helm, 2007; ISBN:0-7136-8673-1
  • Freile, J. and Restall, R.: Birds of Ecuador; Helm Field Guides, 2016-11-03; ISBN:1-408-10533-0
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Phylum Chordates
    Class Birds
    Order Perching Birds
    Family Old World Buntings
    Genus Atlapetes
    Species Tricolored Brushfinch
    (Taczanowski, 1874)

      crassus (Bangs, 1908)
    Andes of w Colombia and Ecuador (Pichincha and El Oro)
      tricolor (Taczanowski, 1874)
    Andes of central Peru (La Libertad to w Cuzco)
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    Conservation Status
     LC  IUCN Red List 2015
    BirdLife Species Factsheet
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