Birds of Colombia

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

Orange-eared Tanager
Orange-eared Tanager (Chlorochrysa calliparaea bourcieri)
Via Sibundoy - Mocoa , Putumayo, Colombia  
Photograph by Brayan Coral Jaramillo   © All Rights Reserved.

Multicolored Tanager
Multicolored Tanager (Chlorochrysa nitidissima) Male Near Threatened ENDEMIC
Finca Alejandria, Cali, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A small, uncommon forest-based tanager recently coaxed to some banana feeders. Females are greener than males, and immatures are totally green.
Additional photo.
Juvenile is green with yellow legs (like others in its genus).

Glistening-green Tanager
Glistening-green Tanager (Chlorochrysa phoenicotis)
Anchicaya, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Female/immature is a bit duller. The immature does not have the ear marks and has yellow legs.

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