White Shouldered Tanager
Copyright: monacoeye • Do not copy without permission • Metropolitan Park, April 2010
Bird name: White Shouldered Tanager
Latin: Tachyphonus luctuosus
Family: Thraupidae • Tanagers
Range: Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Amazonia
Similar: Grey Headed Tanager
Pictured here are male White-shouldered Tanagers, which are black with white shoulders. Females have grey heads, yellow underparts and olive upperparts. We saw these at the top of the Metropolitan Park in Panama City.