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Bay-crowned Brushfinch

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Atlapetes seebohmi


[edit] Identification

16–17 cm (6¼-6¾ in)

  • Rufous crown through to nape
  • Black face
  • Long bill

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in Ecuador and Peru.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

There are 3 subspecies[1]:

  • A. s. celicae:
  • Andes of extreme southern Ecuador (western Loja)
  • A. s. simonsi:
  • Andes of extreme southern Ecuador (eastern and central Loja)
  • A. s. seebohmi:
  • Pacific slope of Andes of north-western Peru (La Libertad to Ancash)

[edit] Habitat

Dry forests and shrubby hillsides.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

They forage close to or on the ground for large insects, fruits and seeds

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2015)

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