Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Esperanza, Amazonas
Age: Adult | Sex: Males | Loc. Lima|Puno
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Eastern Andes, Colombia
Status: The Plain-colored Seedeater is fairly common on the west and east slopes of the Andes at elevations ranging between 2600-4400 m. It also ranges in inter-Andean valleys. The Plain-colored Seedeater also occurs in Co, Ec, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Semillero Simple.
Sub-species: Plain-colored Seedeater (Catamenia inornata minor), Berlepsch, 1885. W Venezuela (Táchira) S through Andes of Colombia (E & C ranges) and Ecuador to C Peru (Junín).
(Catamenia inornata inornata), (Lafresnaye), 1847. Andes of SW Peru (Cuzco and Puno) and extreme N Chile (N Tarapacá) E to C Bolivia and NW Argentina (S to C Mendoza).
Meaning of Name: Catamenia: Gr. kata= in relation to and men, menos= month. Katamenia= menstrual, menstruous. inornata: L. in= not and ornatus= adorned, decorated. Inornatus= plain, unadorned.
- 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.