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  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Ochre-breasted Tanager
Ochre-breasted Tanager (Chlorothraupis stolzmanni dugandi)
Anchicaya, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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.


© Tom Friedel - All Rights Reserved, except for images and data otherwise noted.       Colombia       Panama       Ecuador       Costa Rica       Mexico
Experimental sites:       Peru       Venezuela       The World       Brazil       Bolivia
Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Nicaragua       Cuba