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Yellow-green Tanager - BirdForum Opus

Alternative names: Yellow-green Chlorospingus; Yellow-green Bush Tanager; Yellow-green Tanager

Bangsia flavovirens

Chlorospingus flavovirens


14 cm (5½)

  • Yellow-green overall plumage
  • Dusky lores
  • Yellower on throat and undertail
  • Brown iris


South America: found locally in humid Western Andes of Colombia and north-western Ecuador


This is a monotypic species[1].


Wet mossy forest, forest edges and clearings with tall trees. Usually at heights around 500–1050 m.



Their diet consists of fruit (particularly figs), flowers and insects.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved November 2015)

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