Tamarugo Conebill

The Tamarugo Conebill is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Tamarugo Conebill (Conirostrum tamarugense) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in Chile and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montanes, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and plantations . It is threatened by habitat loss. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Conirostrum tamarugense. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007. More

junction, Caleta Vitor is 20km away but the Tamarugo Conebill can be seen after just 2km. Walk down the road and just before the 2km marker, the first trees appear on the right. It can be seen here. There are trees and other vegetation along the river a bit further down. Here a slaty-blue coloured bird I saw briefly may have been a Slender-billed Finch. I saw 10 species including 1 lifers. More

Natural history and conservation status of the Tamarugo Conebill in Northern Chile. = Wilson Bulletin | June 1, 1996 | COPYRIGHT 1999 Wilson Ornithological Society. This material is published under license from the publisher through the Gale Group, Farmington Hills, Michigan. All inquiries regarding rights should be directed to the Gale Group. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thraupidae
Genus : Conirostrum
Species : tamarugense
Authority : Johnson & Millie, 1972