Gray-winged Inca-Finch

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Gray-winged Inca-Finch is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Except in the Gray-winged Inca-finch, all have a rufous back or wings. Species list - * Great Inca-finch, Incaspiza pulchra * Rufous-backed Inca-finch, Incaspiza personata * Gray-winged Inca-finch, Incaspiza ortizi * Buff-bridled Inca-finch, Incaspiza laeta * Little Inca-finch, Incaspiza watkinsi References - * Schulenberg, T., D. Stotz, D. Lane, J. O'Neill, & T. More

Gray-winged Inca-finch Foto: © Lelis Navarrete 2005 = Call direct and talk to the Bird Experts - Toll free 1-800-538-2149 Information - Average expected number of birds seen during the trip: 250 to 300 species. Peruvian Vegetation Types: 4 out of 5. Total habitats visited: 6. Altitude Range: 34 m to 3085 m (113 ft to 10,124 ft). More

saw the Gray-winged Inca-Finches on the west side of the Mara More

Gray-winged Inca-Finch (Incaspiza ortizi) - A nice responsive pair in a shrubby streambed at Hacienda Limon in the Marañon Canyon. Buff-bridled Inca-Finch (Incaspiza laeta) - Two seen at San Marcos. Oddly, we did not see it in the Marañon Canyon, though we weren't especially looking for it. Little Inca-Finch (Incaspiza watkinsi) - The bird that graces the cover of this report. Easily found in the desert west of Bagua Grande. Plain-tailed Warbling-Finch (Poospiza alticola) - Several in the polylepis at Llanganuco. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Emberizidae
Genus : Incaspiza
Species : ortizi
Authority : Zimmer, 1952