Santa Marta brushfinch

The Santa Marta brushfinch (Atlapetes melanocephalus) is a species of bird in the family Passerellidae. It is endemic to Colombia.

Santa Marta brushfinch
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Passerellidae
Genus: Atlapetes
A. melanocephalus
Binomial name
Atlapetes melanocephalus
(Salvin & Godman, 1880)

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forest and heavily degraded former forest.


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