Birds of Brazil

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers & Allies)  
Genus: Cyanerpes (3 species, 4 worldwide)


Purple Honeycreeper
Purple Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes caeruleus) Male
Butterfly World, Florida,  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Purple Honeycreeper
Purple Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes caeruleus) Female
 
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Note yellow legs. Similar to [Shining Honeycreeper]; the two species have a little bit of range overlap.

Red-legged Honeycreeper
Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus) Male
 
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Red-legged Honeycreeper
Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus carneipes) Female
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Red-legged Honeycreeper
Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus pacificus) Immature Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Short-billed Honeycreeper
Short-billed Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes nitidus) Male
Peru  
   
Photograph by Robert Lewis   © All Rights Reserved.



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