Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae (Buntings, New World Sparrows and allies)  
Genus: Arremon (10 species, 19 worldwide)


Grey-browed Brushfinch
Grey-browed Brushfinch (Arremon assimilis assimilis)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  
   

Black-headed Brushfinch
Black-headed Brushfinch (Arremon atricapillus atricapillus)
Farallones National Park, Colombia  
   

Spottily distributed at mid altitude levels (1200m) in Panama and Colombia.

Orange-billed Sparrow
Orange-billed Sparrow (Arremon aurantiirostris occidentalis)
Milpe Bird Sanctuary, Los Bancos, Ecuador
  Immatures have black bill.
   

Sierra Nevada Brushfinch
Sierra Nevada Brushfinch (Arremon basilicus) Near Threatened ENDEMIC
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia  
   

Part of a large split of the Stripe-headed Brushfinch. Identifed by range. Note black chest band compared to others.

Chestnut-capped Brushfinch
Chestnut-capped Brushfinch (Arremon brunneinucha frontalis)
OtĂșn Quimbaya Wildlife Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia  
   

Widespread and common in Andean cloud forests from 1500m to 2500m.

Olive Finch
Olive Finch (Arremon castaneiceps) Near Threatened
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia  
   

Stays close to the ground.

Sooty-faced Finch
Sooty-faced Finch (Arremon crassirostris)
Costa Rica  
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Perija Brushfinch
Perija Brushfinch (Arremon perijanus) Vulnerable
Colombia
  Apparently may or may not show thin black chest band below white throat and chest.
   
Photograph by Andres Cuervo     Copyright and usage info

Golden-winged Sparrow
Golden-winged Sparrow (Arremon schlegeli)
Minca, Magdalena, Colombia  
   

Found in dry scrub and dry forest in the northeast. Comes to feeders.

Pectoral Sparrow
Pectoral Sparrow (Arremon taciturnus taciturnus)
Villavicencio, Colombia  
   

Similar to Orange-billed Sparrow.


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