Oleaginous hemispingus

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Oleaginous hemispingus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Hemispingus
H. frontalis
Binomial name
Hemispingus frontalis
(Tschudi, 1844)

The oleaginous hemispingus (Hemispingus frontalis) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest.


The species' underparts are dull-yellow in colour while it upperpart is olive-green.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Hemispingus frontalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Hemispingus frontalis". Neotropical Birds Online. Retrieved June 2, 2013.