Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers & Allies)  
Genus: Schistochlamys (1 species, 2 worldwide)

Black-faced Tanager
Black-faced Tanager (Schistochlamys melanopis aterrima)
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, AnorĂ­, Antioquia, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Black-faced Tanager
Black-faced Tanager (Schistochlamys melanopis) Immature
Altiplano Leste, Brasilia, Brazil
  Note broken eye ring. The immature Black-faced Tanager is easy to mistake for another species.
Photograph by Rodrigo Conte   © All Rights Reserved.

Often found near wetlands. Male and female similar, but immature yellow-olive.

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