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Rufous-capped Brushfinch Atlapetes pileatus

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Passerellidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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Distribution of the Rufous-capped Brushfinch
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eBird range map for Rufous-capped Brushfinch

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Distribution in the Americas

It distributes only in Mexico, in mountains from central Chihuahua, Nuevo León to the south until Oaxaca.

It is a resident species, common to frequent. Its distributional range has been calculated in approximately 350,000 km2, and global population has not been quantified.

Distribution outside the Americas

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Habitat

It inhabits open areas of oak, pine-oak and pine-fir forests, and in humid or semiarid areas of shrubbery near these forests. It is found between 900 - 3500 m asl.

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Recommended Citation

Rufous-capped Brushfinch (Atlapetes pileatus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/rcbfin1