Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonas, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. E Andes, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manu Road, Peru
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manu Road, Peru
Status: The Plushcap is uncommon in montane forests of the east and west (Piura to Lambayeque) slopes of the Andes at elevations ranging between 2000-3450 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Gorro Afelpado.
Sub-species: Plushcap (Catamblyrhynchus diadema diadema), Lafresnaye, 1842. Colombia (Santa Marta Mts, and Andes generally) S to S Ecuador and NE Peru.
(Catamblyrhynchus diadema citrinifrons), Berlepsch and Stolzmann, 1896. Andes of Peru S on W slope to Lambayeque, and throughout E slope S to Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba and W Santa Cruz) and to NW Argentina (Jujuy).
Meaning of Name: Catamblyrhynchus: Gr. katambluoo= to blunt and rhunkhos= bill.diadema: L. diadema diadem= royal head-dress.
- 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.