Buntings and New World Sparrows (Emberizidae)

Bolivian Warbling-finch (Poospiza boliviana) - HBW 16, p. 623

French: Chipiu de Bolivie German: Zimtbrust-Ammerfink Spanish: Monterita Boliviana

Taxonomy: Poospiza boliviana Sharpe, 1888, Bolivia.
New molecular data indicate that genus forms a clade with the tanager (Thraupidae) genera Hemispingus and Thlypopsis, and that Compsospiza, which often subsumed within present genus, is sister to that clade. This species is thought to be either sister to P. ornata or part of a clade that also includes latter. Monotypic.

Distribution: Andes of W Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba, W Santa Cruz, W Chuquisaca and W Tarija) and extreme NW Argentina (N Salta).

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