Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae (Finches, Euphonias)  
Genus: Chlorophonia (4 species, 8 worldwide)


Blue-naped Chlorophonia
Blue-naped Chlorophonia (Chlorophonia cyanea psittacina)
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Golden-rumped Euphonia
Golden-rumped Euphonia (Chlorophonia cyanocephala insignis) Male
Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Nigel Eggers   © All Rights Reserved.

Golden-rumped Euphonia
Golden-rumped Euphonia (Chlorophonia cyanocephala) Female
Jerusalem Dry Reserve, Quito, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Nigel Eggers   © All Rights Reserved.

Local and uncommon.

Yellow-collared Chlorophonia
Yellow-collared Chlorophonia (Chlorophonia flavirostris) Male
Queremal, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Gilberto Collazos - Anchicayá Birding   © All Rights Reserved.

Yellow-collared Chlorophonia
Yellow-collared Chlorophonia (Chlorophonia flavirostris) Female
Queremal, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Gilberto Collazos - Anchicayá Birding   © All Rights Reserved.


Chestnut-breasted Chlorophonia
Chestnut-breasted Chlorophonia (Chlorophonia pyrrhophrys) Male
Cali, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Chestnut-breasted Chlorophonia
Chestnut-breasted Chlorophonia (Chlorophonia pyrrhophrys) Immature Male
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A sought-after species for the male's colors. Found in the Andean forest canopy at mid altitudes but up to 3200m in Colombia.


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