Order: Passeriformes | Family: Passerellidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Mistrato, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Bogota, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Machu-Picchu, Cusco
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Eastern Andes, Colombia
Status: The Tricolored Brush-Finch is uncommon in montane forests and scrub of the east slope of the Andes. It generally ranges at elevations ranging between 1750-3050 m. The Tricolored Brush-Finch also occurs in Co and Ec.
Name in Spanish: Matorralero Tricolor.
Sub-species: Tricolored Brush-Finch (Atlapetes tricolor tricolor), (Taczanowski), 1875.
Meaning of Name: Atlapetes: Gr. myth. Atlas, a Titan king who was changed into a mountain and petes= flier, to fly. tricolor: L. tri, tres = three and color, coloris= color.
- 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.