Buntings and New World Sparrows (Emberizidae)

Pale-naped Brush-finch (Atlapetes pallidinucha) - HBW 16, p. 584

French: Tohi à nuque claire German: Zimtstirn-Buschammer Spanish: Atlapetes Nuquipálido

Taxonomy: Tanagra (Arremon) pallidinucha Boissonneau, 1840, Santa Fe de Bogotá, Colombia.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • pallidinucha (Boissonneau, 1840) - SW Venezuela (Táchira) and E Andes of Colombia (Norte de Santander S to Cundinamarca).
  • papallactae Hellmayr, 1913 - C Andes of Colombia (S from Caldas) and E slope of Ecuador S to extreme N Peru (Piura–Cajamarca border).