Birds of Colombia

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


Flame-crested Tanager
Flame-crested Tanager (Loriotus cristatus) Male
Brazil  
   
Photograph by João Sérgio Barros F. de Souza   © All Rights Reserved.

Flame-crested Tanager
Flame-crested Tanager (Loriotus cristatus) Female
Brazil
  Note hint of male coloration.
   
Photograph by João Sérgio Barros F. de Souza   © All Rights Reserved.


White-shouldered Tanager
White-shouldered Tanager (Loriotus luctuosus panamensis) Male
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Colombia
  Unlike the [White-lined Tanager], the white shoulder is usually visible.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

White-shouldered Tanager
White-shouldered Tanager (Loriotus luctuosus) Female
Metropolitan Park, Panama City, Panama  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A small tanager. Female is similar to [Grey-headed Tanager], but is smaller. Note often hidden yellow crown on male.

Yellow-crested Tanager
Yellow-crested Tanager (Loriotus rufiventer) Male
El Tunel, San Martín, Peru  
   
Photograph by Jesse Huth   © All Rights Reserved.



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