Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers & Allies)  
Genus: Ramphocelus (5 species, 9 worldwide)


Silver-beaked Tanager
Silver-beaked Tanager (Ramphocelus carbo carbo) Male
Copalinga, Zamora, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Silver-beaked Tanager
Silver-beaked Tanager (Ramphocelus carbo) Female or Immature
 
   
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Perhaps the most common tanager in the Amazon. Seen up to 1500m on the eastern Andean slope, and found in all types of habitat usually in pairs.

Crimson-backed Tanager
Crimson-backed Tanager (Ramphocelus dimidiatus molochinus) Male
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, AnorĂ­, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
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Crimson-backed Tanager
Crimson-backed Tanager (Ramphocelus dimidiatus) Female
Valle de Anton, Panama  
   
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Flame-rumped Tanager
Flame-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus flammigerus) Male ENDEMIC
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   
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Flame-rumped Tanager
Flame-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus flammigerus) Female ENDEMIC
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   
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A Colombian endemic species sometimes considered conspecific with the [Lemon-rumped Tanager]. Variation in color especially in the female may be because of hybridization.
Additional photo.

Lemon-rumped Tanager
Lemon-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus icteronotus) Male
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia  
   
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Lemon-rumped Tanager
Lemon-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus icteronotus) Female
Farallones National Park, Colombia  
   
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Masked Crimson Tanager
Masked Crimson Tanager (Ramphocelus nigrogularis) Female
Yarina Lodge, Ecuador
  The male has a black belly.
   
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