Order: Passeriformes | Family: Fringillidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Sucumbíos, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Pasco, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male and Female| Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Males and Females | Loc. Sucumbíos, Ecuador
Status: The Olivaceous Siskin in generally uncommon but can also be rare at elevations ranging between 1100-2700 m on the east slope of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Jilguero Oliváceo.
Sub-species: Olivaceous Siskin (Spinus olivacea), Berlepsch and Stolzmann, 1894.
Meaning of Name: Spinus: Gr. Spinos= unidentified bird mentioned in ancient Greek writing, usually treated as a type of finch. olivacea: Mod. L. olivaceus= olive-green, olivaceous.
Formerly known as Sporagra olivacea (2018).
- 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.