Olive Finch (Arremon castaneiceps) - HBW 16, p. 580
French: Tohi lysure
Spanish: Cerquero Capirrufo
Other common names: Olive Brush-finch
Taxonomy: Buarremon castaneiceps P. L. Sclater, 1860, Río Napo, Ecuador.
Often placed in genus Lysurus; on basis of similarities in molecular data, plumage, voice, behaviour and micro-habitat, this genus, and also, Buarremon, now subsumed in present genus. Probably forms a superspecies, and sometimes considered conspecific, with A. crassirostris. Monotypic.
Distribution: W Andes of Colombia (W slope S from Antioquia, also E slope in Nariño) S on both slopes in Ecuador to Peru (to Cajamarca and Amazonas; also on E slope from Pasco S to Marcapata Valley, in Cuzco).
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A front and a dorsal view of a bird singing on a branch and flying away. Locality Milpe, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Nick Athanas 20 April 2007 5 years ago 22 sec 4.1
A brief shot of a bird moving along a mossy branch. Locality Las Tangaras Nature Reserve, Choco Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Keith Blomerley 7 November 2012 22 weeks ago 5 sec 3.5
two foraging on track in the rain at dawn Locality Las Tangaras Nature Reserve, Choco Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 23 May 2012 2 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 29 sec 3.3
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