Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers & Allies)  
Genus: Thlypopsis (4 species, 8 worldwide)

Fulvous-headed Tanager
Fulvous-headed Tanager (Thlypopsis fulviceps)
Photograph by Fernando Flores     Copyright and usage info

Rufous-chested Tanager
Rufous-chested Tanager (Thlypopsis ornata media)
south, Ecuador  
Photograph by Stephen G. Davis   © All Rights Reserved.

Uniformly orange-yellow but with an oval shaped white area on the belly.

Orange-headed Tanager
Orange-headed Tanager (Thlypopsis sordida chrysopis)
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Superciliaried Hemispingus
Superciliaried Hemispingus (Thlypopsis superciliaris nigrifrons)
Hacienda del Bosque, Manizales, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A thin white brow (and tanager vs. warbler characteristics) differentiates from Citrine Warbler. Generally seen above 3000 meters
Looking for insect in flowers (common behaviour).

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