Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae (Buntings, New World Sparrows and allies)  
Genus: Atlapetes (13 species, 31 worldwide)


White-naped Brushfinch
White-naped Brushfinch (Atlapetes albinucha gutturalis)
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   

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Moustached Brushfinch (Atlapetes albofrenatus)
   


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Antioquia Brushfinch (Atlapetes blancae) Critically Endangered ENDEMIC
   


Almost certainly extinct.

Choco Brushfinch
Choco Brushfinch (Atlapetes crassus)
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia  
   

Yellow-headed Brushfinch
Yellow-headed Brushfinch (Atlapetes flaviceps) Endangered ENDEMIC
Juntas, Tolima, Colombia  
   

Dusky-headed Brushfinch
Dusky-headed Brushfinch (Atlapetes fuscoolivaceus) Near Threatened ENDEMIC
San Augustin, Huila, Colombia
  A Colombian endemic seen outside the forest in secondary growth.
   

Yellow-breasted Brushfinch
Yellow-breasted Brushfinch (Atlapetes latinuchus elaeoprorus)
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

White-rimmed Brushfinch
White-rimmed Brushfinch (Atlapetes leucopis)
Via Sibundoy - Mocoa , Putumayo, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Brayan Coral Jaramillo   © All Rights Reserved.

Santa Marta Brushfinch
Santa Marta Brushfinch (Atlapetes melanocephalus) ENDEMIC
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia
  The most common Santa Marta endemic species.
   

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Black-fronted Brushfinch (Atlapetes nigrifrons) Near Threatened
   


Pale-naped Brushfinch
Pale-naped Brushfinch (Atlapetes pallidinucha pallidinucha)
Monserrate, Bogota, Colombia
  A large brushfinch found in or near the paramo (3000m and up).
   

Slaty Brushfinch
Slaty Brushfinch (Atlapetes schistaceus schistaceus)
Jardin, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Ochre-breasted Brushfinch
Ochre-breasted Brushfinch (Atlapetes semirufus)
La Pastora, Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela  
   
Photograph by Fernando Flores     Copyright and usage info


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