Plain-coloured Seedeater Catamenia inornata
Plain-coloured Seedeater, Cruz Conga, Cajamarca, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image Colombia and Peru

The Plain-coloured Seedeater is distributed in the Andes from western Venezuela to Argentina. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in highland grasslands, páramo and puna at between 2,600 and 4,400 metres.

Female Plain-coloured Seedeater, Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia, April 2012 - click for larger image The male is generally grey with a yellow conical bill and a chestnut crissum. The female, seen in photos 2 and 3, is brown above with dark streaks and buff below.
Plain-coloured Seedeater, Kuelap, Amazonas, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image

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