Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers and allies)  
Genus: Anisognathus (5 species, 5 worldwide)


Scarlet-bellied Mountain Tanager
Scarlet-bellied Mountain Tanager (Anisognathus igniventris erythrotus)
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia
  Usually over 3000 meters, and usually relatively common there.
   


Lacrimose Mountain Tanager
Lacrimose Mountain Tanager (Anisognathus lacrymosus)
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia
  Lacrimose (shedding tears). Spot behind eye distinctive in range.
   

Lacrimose Mountain Tanager
Lacrimose Mountain Tanager (Anisognathus lacrymosus pallididorsalis)
Perij√° Mountains, Manaure, Cesar, Colombia
  The differently colored race in Perija
   


Santa Marta Mountain Tanager
Santa Marta Mountain Tanager (Anisognathus melanogenys) ENDEMIC
Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Colombia  
   

Most closely related to the Lacrimose Mountain Tanager.

Black-chinned Mountain Tanager
Black-chinned Mountain Tanager (Anisognathus notabilis)
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   


Blue-winged Mountain Tanager
Blue-winged Mountain Tanager (Anisognathus somptuosus)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  
   

The most common mountain tanager, and usually in groups of up to ten. Comes to feeders.


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