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Golden-browed Chlorophonia

(Chlorophonia callophrys)

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Male is small bright green bird with yellow forehead and yellow over the eye; blue ontop of head; yellow chest / belly; female is a bit duller than male and lacks yellow over eye; 13cm (5 in). (Clorofonia Cejidorada, Rualdo).


High elevation forests, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; found in tree canopy in semi-open sites such as forest edges, tree plantations, shady gardens.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Irazú Volcano National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Poás Volcano National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

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.

Golden-browed Chlorophonia (Chlorophonia callophrys), Costa Rica