Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers and allies)  
Genus: Conirostrum (7 species, 10 worldwide)


Capped Conebill
Capped Conebill (Conirostrum albifrons centralandium) Male
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Capped Conebill
Capped Conebill (Conirostrum albifrons centralandium) Female
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Small and uncommon and generally difficult to see well.

Bicolored Conebill
Bicolored Conebill (Conirostrum bicolor bicolor) Near Threatened
Salamanca National Park, Colombia  
   

Bicolored Conebill
Bicolored Conebill (Conirostrum bicolor) Immature Near Threatened
Salamanca National Park, Colombia
  The immature is pale and yellow.
   

Seen in mangrove habitats. Could be confused with a Blue-grey Tanager. The 'minus' race is in a different habitat type along the Amazon river.

Cinereous Conebill
Cinereous Conebill (Conirostrum cinereum cinereum)
Ollantaytambo, Peru
  Cinereous means greyish.
   


White-eared Conebill
White-eared Conebill (Conirostrum leucogenys leucogenys) Male
Parque Biotematico Megua, Baranoa, Colombia  
   


Rufous-browed Conebill
Rufous-browed Conebill (Conirostrum rufum)
Sumapaz National Park, Colombia  
   

Found from 2500-3500 meters in cloud forest, gardens, and sub-paramo brush.

Blue-backed Conebill
Blue-backed Conebill (Conirostrum sitticolor sitticolor)
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia  
   

A small tanager found from 2500-3500 meters.

Chestnut-vented Conebill
Chestnut-vented Conebill (Conirostrum speciosum speciosum) Male
REGUA, Cachoeiras de Macacu, RJ, Brazil  
   

Chestnut-vented Conebill
Chestnut-vented Conebill (Conirostrum speciosum speciosum) Female
REGUA, Cachoeiras de Macacu, RJ, Brazil  
   



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