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Atlapetes Schistaceus
Atlapetes schistaceus
This species is found from Venezuela to Peru. In the country it is mainly located at the top of 2000 meters above sea level and is commonly seen in mixed flocks. Its name Atlapetes derives from the Greek Atlas that in the mythology was a titan that was turned into a mountain, petes also derives from the Greek and means bird. Its epithet schistaceus derives from Latin and means gray slate.
Taken from: Wikipedia.