Golden-browed Chlorophonia Chlorophonia callophrys



Distinguishing Characteristics

The Golden-browed Chlorophonia is a small songbird with a beautiful mix of yellow, green, blue, and purple. The bird has a yellow breast and supercilium which is absent in the female. It has a bluish violet-crown (which is bluer in the female), blue eyering and a line of blue down its mantle toward its breast. Otherwise it is green.

Similar Species

This species is very distinctive. It's bright green separates it from many species. It is the only chlorophonia in its range.

Detailed Description

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Recommended Citation

Golden-browed Chlorophonia (Chlorophonia callophrys), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: