Order: Passeriformes | Family: Passerellidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. El Oro, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Olmos, Lambayeque
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Tumbes, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Cajamarca, Peru
Status: The Black-capped Sparrow is fairly common in the understory of interior humid forest, semi-deciduous and tall scrub habitats on both slopes of the Andes and also in the Marañon Drainage. It is known to range at elevations of up to 1800 m on the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Ec.
Name in Spanish: Gorrión de Gorro Negro.
Sub-species: Black-capped Sparrow (Arremon abeillei abeillei), Lesson, 1844. SW Ecuador (from Manabí) S on Pacific slope to NW Peru (S to Cajamarca).
(A. a. nigriceps) Taczanowski, 1880. Upper Marañón Valley in E Cajamarca, in NW Peru.
Meaning of Name: Arremon: Gr. arrhemon, arrhemonos= silent, without speech. abeillei: In honor of Dr. Grégoire Abeillé (d.1848) French physician, ornithologist, and collector.
- 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.