Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae (Vireos, Greenlets, Shrike-babblers)  
Genus: Cyclarhis (2 species, 2 worldwide)

Rufous-browed Peppershrike
Rufous-browed Peppershrike (Cyclarhis gujanensis subflavescens)
Costa Rica  
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

This large vireo is found at low altitudes and has a lot of color variation across its large range, especially in the shape and color of brow, and the amount of yellow in the belly, neck and cheek.

Black-billed Peppershrike
Black-billed Peppershrike (Cyclarhis nigrirostris nigrirostris)
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A large vocal vireo that can be difficult to see well. Usually found at 2000m to 3000m.

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