Rufous-capped brushfinch

The rufous-capped brushfinch (Atlapetes pileatus) is a species of bird in the family Passerellidae. It is endemic to Mexico.

Rufous-capped brushfinch
Rufous-capped Brush-Finch - Sinaloa - Mexico S4E1209 (23283476602).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Passerellidae
Genus: Atlapetes
A. pileatus
Binomial name
Atlapetes pileatus
Wagler, 1831

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forest and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.


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