Crimson Backed Tanager

The crimson-backed tanager (Ramphocelus dimidiatus) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is found in Colombia, Panama, and Venezuela, and introduced to French Polynesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest. A nickname in Panama is sangre de toro (“Blood of the bull”). The attached image was taken in Altos del Maria, Panama.

Crimson-backed tanager
Crimson-backed tanager

Rose-throated becard

Rose-throated becards usually occur in riparian areas of pine-oak woodlands and evergreen forest. They breed from south-easternmost Arizona and extreme southern Texas of the United States to western Panama. The attached image was taken in Altos del Maria Panama, normally this bird is seen in Chiriqui, but not this far south.

Rose-throated becard
Rose-throated becard

Rose-throated becard
Rose-throated becard