Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers and allies)  
Genus: Dacnis (9 species, 10 worldwide)


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White-bellied Dacnis (Dacnis albiventris)
   


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Scarlet-breasted Dacnis (Dacnis berlepschi) Vulnerable
   


Blue Dacnis
Blue Dacnis (Dacnis cayana caerebicolor) Male
Manantiales del Campo, Antioquia, Colombia
  Colombian Blue Dacnis, especially in Magdalena, are very rich blue.
   

Blue Dacnis
Blue Dacnis (Dacnis cayana) Female
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   

Yellow-tufted Dacnis
Yellow-tufted Dacnis (Dacnis egregia egregia) Male
San Carlos, Antioquia, Colombia
  Split from the Black-faced Dacnis, and only found in Magdalena/Colombia and west Ecuador.
   

Yellow-bellied Dacnis
Yellow-bellied Dacnis (Dacnis flaviventer) Male
Sani Lodge, Amazonia, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Patty McGann     Copyright and usage info

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Turquoise Dacnis (Dacnis hartlaubi) Vulnerable ENDEMIC
   


Black-faced Dacnis
Black-faced Dacnis (Dacnis lineata) Male
 
   

Black-faced Dacnis
Black-faced Dacnis (Dacnis lineata) Female
 
   

Scarlet-thighed Dacnis
Scarlet-thighed Dacnis (Dacnis venusta venusta)
Costa Rica  
   

Viridian Dacnis
Viridian Dacnis (Dacnis viguieri) Near Threatened
  Image credit: John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912). Note yellow eye.
   
Photograph by Prints     Copyright and usage info


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