Rufous-backed Inca-finch (Incaspiza personata) - HBW 16, p. 618
French: Chipiu costumé
Spanish: Incaspiza Dorsirrufo
Other common names: Rufous-backed Inca-sparrow
Taxonomy: Haemophila personata Salvin, 1895, near Cajamarca, 10,000 feet [c. 3050 m], Peru.
Forms a superspecies, and sometimes considered conspecific, with I. pulchra and I. ortizi. Monotypic.
Distribution: Upper Marañón Valley in S Cajamarca, E La Libertad, NE Ancash and W Huánuco, in NW Peru.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird forages through a bush. This is an Peruvian endemic. Locality Huánuco Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Yoel Jimenez 5 November 2012 1 year ago 17 sec 3.8
A bird singing on a branch. Locality Huaylas, Ancash Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
herve jacob 20 October 2010 3 years ago 17 sec 3.5
a few birds together Locality Junín Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 9 November 2012 1 year ago 25 sec 3.4
Adult standing on top of a flower
Locality Huaraz, Ancash Department, Peru
Dubi Shapiro 2 November 2011 2 years ago 4.5
Rufous-backed Inca-Finch (Incaspiza personata)
Locality Yungay, Ancash Department, Peru
Jacques Erard 15 July 2005 46 weeks ago 3.7
A perched bird.
Locality Huascarán National Park, Ancash Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Ken Havard 4 June 2012 2 years ago 3.3
At least three birds were present. Endemic.
Locality Junín Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Cock Reijnders 21 September 2010 3 years ago 3.3
Adult perching on a branch
Locality Río Chonta, Cajamarca Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Wilson Diaz 11 August 2007 50 weeks ago 2.8
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