Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae (Finches)  
Genus: Euphonia (15 species, 27 worldwide)


Tawny-capped Euphonia
Tawny-capped Euphonia (Euphonia anneae anneae) Male
Canopy San Luis, San Ramon-Alajuela, Costa Rica  
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Tawny-capped Euphonia
Tawny-capped Euphonia (Euphonia anneae anneae) Female Immature
Costa Rica  
   

Purple-throated Euphonia
Purple-throated Euphonia (Euphonia chlorotica serrirostris) Male
Piraju-SP, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Dario Sanches     Copyright and usage info

Purple-throated Euphonia
Purple-throated Euphonia (Euphonia chlorotica serrirostris) Female
Piraju-SP, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Dario Sanches     Copyright and usage info

White-lored Euphonia
White-lored Euphonia (Euphonia chrysopasta nitida) Male
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

White-lored Euphonia
White-lored Euphonia (Euphonia chrysopasta chrysopasta) Female
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Velvet-fronted Euphonia
Velvet-fronted Euphonia (Euphonia concinna) ENDEMIC
Colombia
  Note small yellow patch on forehead of male compared to other euphonias. Found only in a dry zone in central Colombia.
   
Photograph by Terry S. Baltimore   © All Rights Reserved.

Golden-rumped Euphonia
Golden-rumped Euphonia (Euphonia cyanocephala cyanocephala) Male
Barbosa, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Fulvous-vented Euphonia
Fulvous-vented Euphonia (Euphonia fulvicrissa fulvicrissa) Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   

Fulvous-vented Euphonia
Fulvous-vented Euphonia (Euphonia fulvicrissa omissa) Female
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Doradal, Colombia  
   

Thick-billed Euphonia
Thick-billed Euphonia (Euphonia laniirostris) Male
ProAves Blue-billed Curassow Reserve, Puerto Pinzon, Boyaca, Colombia  
   

Thick-billed Euphonia
Thick-billed Euphonia (Euphonia laniirostris) Female
ProAves Blue-billed Curassow Reserve, Puerto Pinzon, Boyaca, Colombia  
   

Note yellow neck all the way to the bill. The Thick-billed Euphonia is more likely to be outside the forest than others.

Bronze-green Euphonia
Bronze-green Euphonia (Euphonia mesochrysa) Male
Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Francesco Veronesi     Copyright and usage info

White-vented Euphonia
White-vented Euphonia (Euphonia minuta minuta) Immature Male
Amacayacu National Park, Amazonas, Colombia
  A tiny euphonia. Note yellow confined to forehead on male.
   

Plumbeous Euphonia
Plumbeous Euphonia (Euphonia plumbea) Male
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  
   

Rufous-bellied Euphonia
Rufous-bellied Euphonia (Euphonia rufiventris rufiventris) Male
Sacha Lodge, Ecuador
  Note lack of yellow in front on male.
   
Photograph by Peter E. Hart     Copyright and usage info

Orange-crowned Euphonia
Orange-crowned Euphonia (Euphonia saturata) Male
Reserva Ecologica Manglares-Churute, Guayas, Ecuador
  Note orange cap covers entire head.
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Trinidad Euphonia
Trinidad Euphonia (Euphonia trinitatis) Male
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  
   

Trinidad Euphonia
Trinidad Euphonia (Euphonia trinitatis) Female
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  
   

Violaceous Euphonia
Violaceous Euphonia (Euphonia violacea) Male
Puerto Igauzu, Argentina  
   

Violaceous Euphonia
Violaceous Euphonia (Euphonia violacea aurantiicollis) Female
Folha Seca, Ubatuba, São Paulo state, Brazil
  Uniformly yellow like Thick-billed female.
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Orange-bellied Euphonia
Orange-bellied Euphonia (Euphonia xanthogaster chocoensis) Male
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   

Orange-bellied Euphonia
Orange-bellied Euphonia (Euphonia xanthogaster) Female
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, Anorí, Antioquia, Colombia  
   


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