Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonas, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonas, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Manu Road, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. E Andes, Colombia
Status: The Slaty Finch is generally rare but can be common in an around patches of seeding bamboo on the humid east slope of the Andes at elevations between 1400-3100 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Fringilo Pizarroso.
Sub-species: Slaty Finch (Haplospiza rustica rustica), (Tschudi), 1844.
Meaning of Name: Haplospiza: Gr. haploos= plain and spiza= finch, spizo= to chirp. rustica: L. rus, ruris= country. Rusticus, rustic= plain, simple.
- 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.