Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers and allies)  
Genus: Tachyphonus (7 species, 8 worldwide)


Flame-crested Tanager
Flame-crested Tanager (Tachyphonus cristatus orinocensis) Male
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  
   

Flame-crested Tanager
Flame-crested Tanager (Tachyphonus cristatus) Female
REGUA, Cachoeiras de Macacu, RJ, Brazil  
   

Tawny-crested Tanager
Tawny-crested Tanager (Tachyphonus delatrii) Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   

Tawny-crested Tanager
Tawny-crested Tanager (Tachyphonus delatrii) Female
Farallones National Park, Colombia  
   

Almost always seen in noisy groups, like the Dusky-faced Tanager. Males much more common.

White-shouldered Tanager
White-shouldered Tanager (Tachyphonus luctuosus panamensis) Male
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Colombia
  Unlike the White-lined Tanager, the white shoulder is usually visible.
   

White-shouldered Tanager
White-shouldered Tanager (Tachyphonus luctuosus) Female
Metropolitan Park, Panama City, Panama  
   

A small tanager. Female is similar to Grey-headed Tanager, but is smaller.

Red-shouldered Tanager
Red-shouldered Tanager (Tachyphonus phoenicius) Male
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Robert Scanlon   © All Rights Reserved.

Red-shouldered Tanager
Red-shouldered Tanager (Tachyphonus phoenicius) Female
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Robert Scanlon   © All Rights Reserved.

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Yellow-crested Tanager (Tachyphonus rufiventer)
   


White-lined Tanager
White-lined Tanager (Tachyphonus rufus) Male
Farallones National Park, Colombia
  The white on the shoulder is sometimes visible but best seen during flight.
   

White-lined Tanager
White-lined Tanager (Tachyphonus rufus) Female
Farallones National Park, Colombia  
   

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Fulvous-crested Tanager (Tachyphonus surinamus)
   



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