Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Southern Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Southern Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Males | Loc. S Brazil|Cuzco, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Cuzco, Peru
Status: The Red-crested Finch is fairly common but known to occur in Peru only in part of the Marañon Drainage and dry portions of the Urubamba Valley in Cuzco. It also occurs in Br and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Pinzón de Cresta Roja.
Sub-species: Red-crested Finch (Coryphospingus cucullatus fargoi), Brodkorb, 1938.
Meaning of Name: Coryphospingus: Gr. koruphe= crown of the head and spingos= finch. cucullatus: L. cucullus= hood, cucullatus= hooded, cowled.
- 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.