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Photo by COLOMBIA Birding
Pacific Choco, Colombia, August 2008
Psarocolius cassini

Gymnostinops cassini


46 cm.

  • Black and chestnut back, flanks and closed wings
  • Bare pink cheek patch
  • Lemon-yellow tail with blackish central tail-feathers
  • Long, black, conical bill, tipped orange-red


South America: found in North-eastern Colombia (northern Chocó)


This is a monotypic species[1]


Moist lowland forests.



The diet includes fruit and insects.


  1. Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. BirdLife International

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