Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers & Allies)  
Genus: Catamblyrhynchus (1 species, 1 worldwide)

Plushcap (Catamblyrhynchus diadema diadema)
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

An enigmatic bird (tanager) with a short thick bill, and once thought to be a finch. Feeds in bamboo over 2500m.

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