Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae (New World Warblers)  
Genus: Myiothlypis (9 species, 18 worldwide)

Santa Marta Warbler
Santa Marta Warbler (Myiothlypis basilica) Vulnerable ENDEMIC
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia  

Choco Warbler
Choco Warbler (Myiothlypis chlorophrys)
Farallones National Park, Colombia  

Split from the Golden-bellied Warbler found in Peru.

Grey-throated Warbler
Grey-throated Warbler (Myiothlypis cinereicollis cinereicollis) Near Threatened
Laguna Tabacal, La Vega, Colombia  

White-lored Warbler
White-lored Warbler (Myiothlypis conspicillata) Near Threatened ENDEMIC
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia  

Russet-crowned Warbler
Russet-crowned Warbler (Myiothlypis coronata regulus)
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  

Common and widespread in Andean cloudforests.

Flavescent Warbler
Flavescent Warbler (Myiothlypis flaveola flaveola)
Serra do Cip√≥ NP, Minas Gerais, Brazil  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Totally yellow ({flacescent}) unlike similar birds, and with orange legs. Although mainly found in Venezuela eastern South America, there are now several photo records from west Colombia.

Buff-rumped Warbler
Buff-rumped Warbler (Myiothlypis fulvicauda)
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Antioquia, Colombia  

Found in small groups along streams. Often lifts tail. Loud call doesn't sound like a warbler.

Citrine Warbler
Citrine Warbler (Myiothlypis luteoviridis)
Ucumarí Regional Park, Pereira, Colombia
  Note thick eyebrow.

Note pink legs (hemispingus have black legs) and thick buff/white brow (yellow brow in south Peru and Boliva and sometimes considered a separate species).

Black-crested Warbler
Black-crested Warbler (Myiothlypis nigrocristata)
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia  

Found in Andean forests from 2000m up to 3500m.

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