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Alternative names: Short-billed Bush Tanager; Yellow-whiskered Bush Tanager; Yellow-whiskered Chlorospingus

Chlorospingus parvirostris


Olive above, grey lores, hazel iris.


Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.



Clements recognizes these subspecies[1]:

  • C. p. huallagae: Eastern Andes of southern Colombia and northern Peru
  • C. p. medianus: Andes of east-central Peru (Junín and Cuzco)
  • C. p. parvirostris: Andes of extreme southeast Peru (Puno) and northwest Bolivia (La Paz)


Moist montanes.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F, D Donsker, and P Rasmussen (Eds). 2023. IOC World Bird List (v 13.2). Doi 10.14344/IOC.ML.13.2. http://www.worldbirdnames.org/

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