Buntings and New World Sparrows (Emberizidae)

Rufous-eared Brush-finch (Atlapetes rufigenis) - HBW 16, p. 589

French: Tohi rougeaud German: Rotohr-Buschammer Spanish: Atlapetes Orejirrufo

Taxonomy: Buarremon rufigenis Salvin, 1895, Huamachuca, 10,400 feet [c. 3170 m], La Libertad, and Cajabamba, 11,000 feet [c. 3350 m], Cajamarca, Peru.
Until recently usually treated as conspecific with A. forbesi. Monotypic.

Distribution: Upper Marañón Valley from Cajamarca S to Ancash and Huánuco, in Andes of W Peru.