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Yellow-collared Chlorophonia - BirdForum Opus

Photo by COLOMBIA Birding
Anchicaya, Western Andes, Colombia, June 2014
Chlorophonia flavirostris


10 cm

  • Green head, throat and chest
  • Yellow eye-ring


Central and South America: found in humid forests of eastern Panama (Darien), south-western Colombia and north-western Ecuador.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Usually seen in the canopy of humid or very wet lowland and pre-montane forests.



Their diet consists mostly of small berries and fruit, including figs.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2015)

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