Golden-winged sparrow

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Golden-winged sparrow
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Arremon
Species: A. schlegeli
Binomial name
Arremon schlegeli
Bonaparte, 1851
  • Arremon schlegeli
  • Arremon fratruelis Wetmore, 1946
  • Arremon canidorsum J. T. Zimmer, 1941

The golden-winged sparrow (Arremon schlegeli) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family that can found in Colombia and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

Subspecies and its distribution[edit]

So far, three subspecies of this bird have been recognized: A. s. schlegeli located along Caribbean costs of Colombia and Venezuela. A. s. fratruelis can be found in Serranía de Macuira, located on the Guajira Peninsula of northern Columbia. The other, A. s. canidorsum, can be found in the north Columbian Andes.[2]