Black-striped Sparrow Arremonops conirostris

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Passerellidae
  • Polytypic: 6 subspecies
  • Authors needed...

The Black-striped Sparrow is widely distributed over the northernmost third of South America and much of Central America, where it is a fairly common resident in shrubby and bushy woodland, from Honduras south to western Ecuador and northernmost Brazil. Like congeners, it is not necessarily conspicuous, unless singing, as the species generally remains on or close to the ground, usually in pairs, and is typically rather shy. Recently, a new subspecies was described from the eastern lowlands of Ecuador, where the Black-striped Sparrow appears to have a highly isolated and rather small range.

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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding

Recommended Citation

Black-striped Sparrow (Arremonops conirostris), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: