a field guide to the planet - by Damon Ramsey
Tanagers are one of the most colourful and diverse group of birds in the Neotropical jungle...
Tangara mexicana, 'Torquoise Tanager' (Antonio's Lodge, Brazil)
Tangara parzudakii, 'Flame-faced Tanager' (Ecuador).
Thraupis palmarum, 'Palm Tanager' (Antonio's Lodge, Brazil)
Thraupis cyanocephala 'Blue-capped Tanager'. Found in the mountain forests and woodlands.(Wayqecha, Peru)
Thraupis episcopus, 'Blue-grey Tanager', (Antonio's Lodge, Brazil).
Ramphocelus carbo, 'Silver-beaked Tanager', (Antonio's Lodge, Brazil).
Iridosornis jelskii, 'Golden-collared Tanager'. Found in the mountain forest. (Wayqecha, Peru)
Buthraupis montana, 'Hooded Mountain Tanager', Found in the mountain forest. (Wayqecha, Peru).
Anisognathus igniventris, 'Scarlet-bellied Mountain Tanager' Found in the mountain forest. (Wayqecha, Peru).
Paroaria capitata, 'Yellow-billed Cardinal Tanager'. Is actually a Tanager and not a true Cardinal.
Diglossa cyanea, 'Masked Flowerpiercer' (Wayqecha, Peru).
Tersina viridis, 'Swallow Tanager' (Villa Carmen, Peru). Only one species in this genus. A very widespread Neotropical species. Sexually dimorphic; the male is light blue and white, the female greenish with barring.
Chlorornis riefferii, 'Grass-green Tanager' (Bellavista Cloud Lodge, Ecuador).
Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? One of the first expeditions I am booked to work on is the NZ sub-Antarctics with Silversea Expeditions and Australia with Coral Expeditions. And here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.