Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae (Vireos, Greenlets & Shrike-babblers)  
Genus: Hylophilus (10 species, 14 worldwide)

Golden-fronted Greenlet
Golden-fronted Greenlet (Hylophilus aurantiifrons aurantiifrons)
Metropolitan Park, Panama City, Panama  

Brown-headed Greenlet
Brown-headed Greenlet (Hylophilus brunneiceps)
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  

Lesser Greenlet
Lesser Greenlet (Hylophilus decurtatus decurtatus)
Puerto Viejo, Sarapiqui, Colombia  
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Note small size and grey cap.

Scrub Greenlet
Scrub Greenlet (Hylophilus flavipes)
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia
  Note white eye.

Dusky-capped Greenlet
Dusky-capped Greenlet (Hylophilus hypoxanthus)
Photograph by Dominic Sherony     Copyright and usage info

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Buff-cheeked Greenlet (Hylophilus muscicapinus)

Tawny-crowned Greenlet
Tawny-crowned Greenlet (Hylophilus ochraceiceps)
Darien National Park, Panama  

Rufous-naped Greenlet
Rufous-naped Greenlet (Hylophilus semibrunneus)
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  

Local from 1200 to 2200m.

Grey-chested Greenlet
Grey-chested Greenlet (Hylophilus semicinereus juruanus)
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  

Typical greenlet. Behaves and sounds like a Scrub Greenlet.

Lemon-chested Greenlet
Lemon-chested Greenlet (Hylophilus thoracicus thoracicus)
REGUA, Cachoeiras de Macacu, RJ, Brazil  
Photograph by Francesco Veronesi     Copyright and usage info

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