Sooty-faced finch

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Sooty-faced finch
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Arremon
Species: A. crassirostris
Binomial name
Arremon crassirostris
(Cassin, 1865)

Lysurus crassirostris

The sooty-faced finch (Arremon crassirostris) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. Until recently, it was placed in the genus Lysurus.[2]

It is found in Costa Rica, Panama and far northwestern Colombia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Arremon crassirostris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Cadena, C. D., J. Klicka and R. E. Ricklefs. (2007). Evolutionary differentiation in the Neotropical montane region: molecular phylogenetics and phylogeography of Buarremon brush-finches (Aves, Emberizidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 44(3): 993-1016.