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Green-throated Euphonia - BirdForum Opus

Alternative name: Green-chinned Euphonia

Photo by Fabio
Gramado, Brazil, July 2007
Euphonia chalybea


11 cm (4¼ in); a large euphonia with a thick bill

  • Yellow frontal band
  • Blackish lores

Female: olive above and grey below with yellow-olive on the chin and flanks

Similar Species

Violaceous Euphonia, which has a larger yellow patch on the forecrown and a smaller bill.


Found in from east Paraguay to south-east Brazil and north-east Argentina.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Atlantic rain forest, in woodland and at forest edges and in backyards.



Their diet consists of fruit and insects, including caterpillars and spiders.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2015)
  3. Arthur Grosset

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