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Alternative names: Pirre Bush Tanager; Mount Pirre Bush Tanager, Mount Pirrie Bush Tanager

Chlorospingus inornatus


15cm. The only Bush Tanager in its small range.

  • Dark grey crown and side of head to below eye
  • Olive-green upperparts contrasting with grey on head
  • Dusky flight-feathers, outer feathers edged dark green, mostly olive tertials
  • Dull yellowish-white throat, becoming darker olive-yellow on breast, sides and flanks
  • Clear yellow centre of lower breast, belly and undertail-coverts
  • Whitish to pale orange-yellow eye
  • Black bill

Sexes similar, juveniles undescribed.


Found in extreme eastern Darien (eastern Panama) and in northwest Choco (northwestern Colombia).
A restricted-range species, common in its small range.


This is a monotypic species.
Forms a species group with Common Chlorospingus and Tacarcuna Chlorospingus.


Subtropical or tropical moist montanes. Often in woodland with vine tangles and bamboo.
Occurs up to 1700m in Panama, recorded at 780 - 1560m in Colombia.


Often seen in groups of 3 to 6 birds, also in mixed-species flocks.


Feeds on fruits and small arthropods.
Forages in middle to upper levels of trees and bushes, often in canopy of montane forest.


No information.


No information. Probably a resident species.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F, D Donsker, and P Rasmussen (Eds). 2023. IOC World Bird List (v 13.2). Doi 10.14344/IOC.ML.13.2. http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  3. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2011. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 16: Tanagers to New World Blackbirds. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553781

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