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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