Bay-crowned Brush-finch (Atlapetes seebohmi) - HBW 16, p. 591
French: Tohi de Seebohm
Spanish: Atlapetes de Seebohm
Other common names: Celica Brush-finch (celicae); Simons’s Brush-finch (simonsi)
Taxonomy: Carenochrous seebohmi Taczanowski, 1883, Cajacay, Cajatambo, Ancash, Peru.
Sometimes thought to form a superspecies with A. schistaceus and A. nationi, and often considered conspecific with one or the other. Race celicae, known from a single specimen, may be an aberrant individual of simonsi. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- celicae Chapman, 1925 - W Loja (region of Celica), in SW Ecuador.
- simonsi (Sharpe, 1900) - C & E Loja, in S Ecuador.
- seebohmi (Taczanowski, 1883) - Pacific slope of Andes in NW Peru (S to Ancash).
- Least Concern Enlarge map