Cinereous Finch

The Cinereous Finch is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

70893 USA The Cinereous Finch (Piezorhina cinerea), the only member of its genus, is endemic to the coast of Peru from the Department of Tumbes south to the Department of La Libertad (Paynter, 1970, Check- list of birds of the World, vol. 13, Cambridge, Mus. Comp. Zool.). Within its restricted range, it is a fairly common bird in proper habitat. I have seen as many as 10 individuals during a morning walk. In 1978, six nests of this species were found about 4 km north of Iqaupe (5�34'20"S, 79�54'35"W; elev. More

* Cinereous Finch sitting on top of a small tree ready to fly away Cinereous Finch sitting on top of a small tree ready to fly away Punta Sal, Tumbes, Peru Nature Expeditions... More

Cinereous Finch Another Tumbesian endemic that is basically endemic to Peru (there are two unconfirmed records from Ecuador). It is common only in a small area between Chiclayo and Sullana, and we also saw it in the Bosque de Pomac. White-tailed Jay The Tumbesian region is loaded with great birds, but this one may take first prize. This spectacular jay never fails to impress. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Emberizidae
Genus : Piezorhina
Species : cinerea
Authority : (Lafresnaye, 1843)