Order: Passeriformes | Family: Cardinalidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult, basic | Sex: Male | Loc. Eastern Andes, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Quito, Ecuador
Age: Adult, alternate | Sex: Male | Loc. Eastern Andes, Colombia
Age: Adult, basic | Sex: Female | Male | Loc. Eastern Andes, Colombia
Status: The status of the Rose-breasted Grosbeak is not well understood. There are only a few scattered sight records on this Boreal Migrant in humid montane forests of the east slope of the Andes generally around 1500 m. The Rose-breasted Grosbeak also occurs in Co and Ec.
Name in Spanish: Picogrueso de Pecho Rosado.
Sub-species: Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus), (Linnaeus), 1766.
Meaning of Name: Pheucticus: Gr. Pheugo= to flee, pheuktikos shy, inclined to avoid.
ludovicianus: After the Louisiana Territory or colony claimed by France and named after Louis XIV King of France.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.