Blue Necked Tanager
18 January 2012 16:33 Filed in: Thraupidae Tanagers Ecuador Pichincha Mindo El Monte Lodge Milpe Silanche Napo Brazil Para Rio Azul Lodge
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Bird name: Blue Necked Tanager
Latin: Tangara cyanicollis
Other: Tangara capuchiazul (Es) • Saíra-de-cabeça-azul (Br)
Family: Thraupidae • Tanagers
Range: Brazil, Ecuador, …
Blue-necked Tanagers have bright blue heads, with black mask, dark bodies, and orange on shoulder. Underfeathers are actually blue and green but in normal lighting the body looks blackish.
Below, a Blue-necked Tanager in Ecuador, March.
Below, a Blue-necked Tanager, Brazil.