Order: Passeriformes | Family: Fringillidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonas, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. East Andes, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. East Andes, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Southern Brazil
Status: The Golden-rumped Euphonia is uncommon in the semi-deciduous forest and scrub in the Marañon Drainage. It also occurs in some inter-Andean valleys and along the east slope of the Andean at elevations ranging between 1300 – 2600 m. It also occurs in the Pampas del Heath, and on the foothills of the Andes in extreme southeast Peru. The Golden-rumped Euphonia also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Eufonia de Lomo Dorado.
Sub-species: Golden-rumped Euphonia (Euphonia cyanocephala cyanocephala), Vieillot, 1819.
Meaning of Name: Euphonia: Gr. eu= good and phōnē= voice. Euphōnia= goodness of voice, excellence of tone. cyanocephala: Gr. Kuanos= dark-blue and kephalos= headed.
- 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.