Apurímac brushfinch

The Apurímac brushfinch or Apurimac brushfinch (Atlapetes forbesi) is a species of bird in the family Passerellidae.

Apurímac brushfinch
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Passerellidae
Genus: Atlapetes
A. forbesi
Binomial name
Atlapetes forbesi
Morrison, 1947

It is endemic to woodland and shrub in the Andes of southern Peru. It is sometimes included as a subspecies of the rufous-eared brush finch.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Atlapetes forbesi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)