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- Arremon atricapillus
South America: found in the higher areas of eastern Panama and northern Colombia.
Two subspecies recognized:
- A. a. tacarcunae in the mountains of eastern Panama
- A. a. atricapillus in the central and eastern Andes of northern Colombia
It was formerly included in Stripe-headed Brush Finch. It has in the past been placed in genus Atlapetes and is also placed in Buarremon by some authorities.
About 700-1000 m asl. in a variety of forested environs.
Usually fouraging on ground or very low in undergrowth.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2012. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2012. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
- Birdforum thread discussing the proposal to split this species
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