Black-capped Siskin (Spinus atriceps) is endemic to the highlands of Guatemala and the neighboring Mexican state of Chiapas. In Guatemala, this siskin occurs mainly above 2000 m (6560 ft).
In Guatemala, Black-capped Siskin occurs in coniferous and pine-oak woodlands and forests, as well as on cloud forest edge.
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Photographs of Black-capped Siskin seen during CAYAYA BIRDING tours in Guatemala
Videos of Black-capped Siskin seen during CAYAYA BIRDING tours in Guatemala
Black-capped Siskins Spinus atriceps feeding on alder (Alnus sp.) in the highlands of Guatemala.
Black-capped Siskin Spinus atriceps nestbuilding in the highlands of Guatemala.
See our note on the first nesting record of Black-capped Siskin in:
Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño (2018) An update on the inventory, distribution and residency status of bird species in Guatemala. Bulletin British Ornithologists' Club 138: 148-229.