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Tepui Brushfinch

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Photo by Andy AdcockLa Escalera, Venezuela, January 2016
Photo by Andy Adcock
La Escalera, Venezuela, January 2016
Atlapetes personatus


[edit] Identification

18 cm (7 in)

  • Cinnamon-rufous nape
  • Olive upperparts
  • Yellow underparts

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

There are 6 subspecies[1]:

  • A. p. personatus:
  • Tepuis of southern Venezuela (Mount Roraima and adjacent tepuis)
  • A. p. collaris:
  • Tepuis of southern Venezuela (Auyan-tepui in south-eastern BolĂ­var)
  • A. p. duidae:
  • Tepuis of southern Venezuela (Mount Duida in Amazonas)
  • A. p. parui:
  • Tepuis of southern Venezuela (northern Amazonas)
  • A. p. paraquensis:
  • Tepuis of southern Venezuela (Cerro Paraque and Cerro YavĂ­)
  • A. p. jugularis:
  • Cerro de la Neblina (Venezuela/Brazil border in south-eastern Amazonas)

[edit] Habitat

Shrubby borders and clearings. Understorey of wet forests in tepui.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

There is not much published information. Their diet consists of arthropods and berries. they forage close to the ground constantly cocking the tail.

[edit] 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
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Mar 2018)

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