An Introduction to the Birds of Tropical America

    Songbirds - Tanagers    

Tanagers are a large family of colorful fruit eaters.


Scrub Tanager
Scrub Tanager (Tangara vitriolina)
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, AnorĂ­, Antioquia, Colombia

Blue-winged Mountain Tanager
Blue-winged Mountain Tanager (Anisognathus somptuosus)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
There are about ten species of Mountain Tanagers, whcih are generlaly blue, black and bright yellow.

Speckled Tanager
Speckled Tanager (Tangara guttata)
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, AnorĂ­, Antioquia, Colombia

Magpie Tanager
Magpie Tanager (Cissopis leverianus)
Copalinga, Zamora, Ecuador

Lemon-rumped Tanager
Lemon-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus icteronotus) Female
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia


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