Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers and allies)  
Genus: Ramphocelus (5 species, 10 worldwide)


Silver-beaked Tanager
Silver-beaked Tanager (Ramphocelus carbo carbo) Male
Copalinga, Zamora, Ecuador  
   

Silver-beaked Tanager
Silver-beaked Tanager (Ramphocelus carbo) Female or Immature
 
   

Perhaps the most common tanager in the Amazon. Seen up to 1500m on the eastern Andean slope.

Crimson-backed Tanager
Crimson-backed Tanager (Ramphocelus dimidiatus molochinus) Male
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, AnorĂ­, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Crimson-backed Tanager
Crimson-backed Tanager (Ramphocelus dimidiatus) Female
Valle de Anton, Panama  
   


Flame-rumped Tanager
Flame-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus flammigerus) Male ENDEMIC
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   

Flame-rumped Tanager
Flame-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus flammigerus) Female ENDEMIC
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   

A Colombian endemic species sometimes considered conspecific with the Lemon-rumped Tanager. Variation in color especially in the female may be because of hybridization.
Additional photo.

Lemon-rumped Tanager
Lemon-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus icteronotus) Male
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia  
   

Lemon-rumped Tanager
Lemon-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus icteronotus) Female
Farallones National Park, Colombia  
   


Masked Crimson Tanager
Masked Crimson Tanager (Ramphocelus nigrogularis) Female
Yarina Lodge, Ecuador
  The male has a black belly.
   



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