Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers & Allies)  
Genus: Chlorochrysa (3 species, 3 worldwide)

Orange-eared Tanager
Orange-eared Tanager (Chlorochrysa calliparaea bourcieri)
Via Sibundoy - Mocoa , Putumayo, Colombia  
Photograph by Brayan Coral Jaramillo   © All Rights Reserved.

Multicolored Tanager
Multicolored Tanager (Chlorochrysa nitidissima) Male Near Threatened ENDEMIC
Finca Alejandria, Cali, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A small, uncommon forest-based tanager recently coaxed to some banana feeders. Females are greener than males, and immatures are totally green.
Additional photo.

Glistening-green Tanager
Glistening-green Tanager (Chlorochrysa phoenicotis) Male
Photograph by George Cruz (San Jorge Eco-Lodges)   © All Rights Reserved.

Female is a bit duller and doesn't have the red and white mark.

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