The Rufous-capped Brush-finch (Atlapetes pileatus) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montanes and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.
BirdLife International 2004. Atlapetes pileatus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007.