Black-spectacled brushfinch

The black-spectacled brushfinch (Atlapetes melanopsis) is a species of bird in the family Passerellidae. It is endemic to Peru.

Black-spectacled brushfinch
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Passerellidae
Genus: Atlapetes
A. melanopsis
Binomial name
Atlapetes melanopsis

Atlapetes melanops Valqui & Fjeldså, 1999

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forest and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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