Sierra Nevada Brush-Finch

Scientific Name
Arremon basilicus
Conservation Status
Not Recognized (NR)

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Wikipedia Article

The Sierra Nevada Brush Finch (Arremon basilicus) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in the undergrowth of humid forest, especially near edges, at altitudes of in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in northern Colombia.
The Sierra Nevada Brush Finch was often treated as a subspecies of the Stripe-headed Brush Finch (A. torquatus), but was determined a distinct species on the basis of differences in vocalization, plumage, and genetics. The SACC split the group in 2010.