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Rusty-bellied Brushfinch - BirdForum Opus

Photo by Stanley Jones
Below San Pedro de Casta, northeast of Chosica, Santa Eulalia Canyon, Huarochirí, Peru, August 2017
Atlapetes nationi

Identification

17 cm (6¾ in)

  • Black forehead and face
  • Dark olive-brown crown

Distribution

South America: found only in Peru.

Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • A. n. nationi:
    Western Andes of Peru (Ancash to Arequipa)
  • A. n. brunneiceps:
Andes of south-western Peru (Ica and Ayacucho)

Habitat

Bushy Andean slopes; woodland in relatively dry areas. Observed at 4,300 m.

Behaviour

Diet

There is no information available on their diet. They forage on or near the ground in pairs or small groups.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Oct 2017)

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