Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Tacna, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Chiguata, Arequipa
Age: Adult & Juvenile | Sex: Male | Loc. Tacna, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Chiguata, Arequipa
Status: The Black-hooded Sierra-Finch is common in a narrow elevational range of 3150-4150 m on the west slope of the Andes of central Arequipa, Moquegua, and Tacna. It also occurs in Bo and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Fringilo de Capucha Negra.
Sub-species: Black-hooded Sierra-Finch (Phrygilus atriceps), (d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye), 1837.
Meaning of Name: Phrygilus: Gr. phrugilos= unidentified bird mentioned by Aristophanes, perhaps some sort of finch or sparrow. atriceps: L. ater= black and ceps, capped= head, 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.