Order: Passeriformes | Family: Passerellidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. E Andes, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Unchog, Huanuco
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Northwest Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Cuzco Peru
Status: The Gray-browed Brush-Finch is uncommon in montane forests of the east slope of the Andes and also on the humid west slope south to southern Cajamarca at elevations ranging between 1200 – 3200 m. It also occurs in humid forest in Tumbes at elevations ranging between 400 – 900 m (nigrifrons). It also occurs in Co and Ec.
Name in Spanish: Matorralero de Ceja Gris.
Sub-species: Gray-browed Brush-Finch. (Arremon assimilis assimilis), (Boissonneau), 1840. Andes of Colombia S to Andes of NW Peru (Amazonas and Cajamarca).
(A. a. nigrifrons), (Chapman), 1923. Subtropical zone of Andes in SW Ecuador (El Oro and Loja) and NW Peru (Piura S to La Libertad).
(A. a. poliophrys), (Berlepsch and Stolzmann), 1896. Temperate zone of Andes in C & S Peru (Huánuco, Junín, and Cuzco).
Meaning of Name: Arremon: Gr. a=negative prefix and rrhemon, rrhemonos= silent, without speech. assimilis: L. assimilis similar, like. Indicates a close resemblance or relationship to another, but not necessarily congeneric, species.
- 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.