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Dusky-faced Tanager

(Mitrospingus cassinii)

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Mid-sized blackish olive bird; black head with greenish olive top; greenish olive chest / belly; pale eyes; 18cm (7 in). (Tangara Carinegruzca).


Low elevations, Caribbean slope; found in trees, shrubs, and thickets in more open sites such as forest edges, tree plantations, vegetation along waterways.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Tortuguero National Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Dusky-faced Tanager (Mitrospingus cassinii), Costa Rica