Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae (Cardinals & Allies)  
Genus: Chlorothraupis (4 species, 4 worldwide)

Carmiol's Tanager
Carmiol's Tanager (Chlorothraupis carmioli carmioli)
Costa Rica  
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Very similar to the [Olive Tanager]

Olive Tanager
Olive Tanager (Chlorothraupis frenata)
RN La Isla Escondida, Putumayo, Colombia  

Very similar to [Carmiol's Tanager]. Moves inside the forest in loud, noisy groups. Male and female alike.

Lemon-spectacled Tanager
Lemon-spectacled Tanager (Chlorothraupis olivacea)
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  

Ochre-breasted Tanager
Ochre-breasted Tanager (Chlorothraupis stolzmanni dugandi)
Anchicaya, Colombia  

A skulking medium-sized tanager whose colors are usually difficult to see in shadows. Note grey head in birds in worthwest Ecuador and northward into Colombia, and more uniform coloration southward. Ochre front and olive back, and strong bill.

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Experimental sites:       Guyana       Peru       Nicaragua       Venezuela
Really Experimental sites:       Brazil       Bolivia       Cuba