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Yellow-throated Chlorospingus - BirdForum Opus

Alternative name: Yellow-throated Bush Tanager

Photo by Stanley Jones
Rio Silanche Sanctuary, Ecuador, December 2007
Chlorospingus flavigularis


13 cm (5 in)

  • Grey face
  • Dull yellow throat
  • Grey underparts

Sexes similar


Central and South America
Cental America: found only in Panama
South America: Colombia, Ecuador and Peru



There are 3 subspecies[1]:

  • C. f. hypophaeus:
  • Montane forests of western Panama (Volcán Chiriquí to Veraguas)
  • C. f. marginatus:
  • C. f. flavigularis:
  • Andes of central Colombia to eastern Ecuador and eastern Peru (Cuzco)


Humid to wet mossy forests, forest edges and secondary growth.



Their main diet consists of berries, fruit and some insects.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved May 2017)

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