Buntings and New World Sparrows (Emberizidae)

Tocuyo Sparrow (Arremonops tocuyensis) - HBW 16, p. 571

French: Tohi de Tocuyo German: Tocuyoammer Spanish: Cerquero de El Tocuyo

Taxonomy: Arremonops tocuyensis Todd, 1912, Tocuyo, Lara, Venezuela.
Relationships of genus not well understood; molecular evidence suggests that it is close to Rhynchospiza, Peucaea and some Ammodramus. This species sometimes considered to form a superspecies with A. rufivirgatus. Monotypic.

Distribution: NE Colombia (Guajira Peninsula) and NW Venezuela (N Zulia, Falcón and Lara).