The Palm Tanager (Thruapis palmarum) is a 6" grayish-olive bird with black wings. The sexes are similar. Its range is Guatemala to Southern Brazil.
His cousin the Blue-gray Tanager (Thraupis episcopus) is also 6". It has a pale blue head and body with darker blue wings and tail. The sexes are similar and it also has an extensive range from Mexico to Amazonia.
The next 3 are all various combinations of red and black and all in the genus ramphocelus.
The Passerini's Tanager (Ramphocelus passerinii) is a 6" black tanager with a red lower back and rump. The female is gray and yellowish. It is a resident of the Caribbean slope and was along with the next bird formerly known as Scarlet-rumped Tanager.
|Passerini's Tanager - male|
|Passerini's Tanager - female|
|Cherrie's Tanager - male|
|Cherrie's Tanager - female|
|Slaty Flowerpiercer - male|
|Red-legged Honeycreeper - breeding male|
|Green Honeycreeper - male|
|Green Honeycreeper - female|
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