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Tanagers, dachnis, spinetails, euphonias

1. fawn-breasted tanager
2. Brazilian tanager
3. yellow-chinned spinetail
4. violaceous euphonia
5. sayaca tanager

female violaceous euphonia
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violaceous euphonia, Avaré, São Paulo, Brazil, 2008.
Top photo is a female and the bottom 2 photos are of a male.
brazilian tanager
brazilian tanager
Brazilian tanager (sangue de boi), Itacaré, Bahia, Brazil, 2008.

This species is dimorphic, and the female is much less colorful than the male.
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Brazilian tanager (sangue de boi), Itacaré, Bahia, Brazil, 2008.
fawn-breasted tanager
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fawn-breasted tanager, Avaré, São Paulo, Brazil, 2008.
blue-gray tanager
sayaca tanager, Avaré, São Paulo, Brazil, 2008. Some of the residents of the vacation house community place fruit in the trees and quickly birds come to feed. I never had birds come so quickly for food in Arizona.
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violaceous euphonia, Avaré, São Paulo, Brazil, 2008.
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female blue dracnis, Itacaré, Bahia, Brazil, 2008.
The female is green with a blue face and some black masking.
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male blue dacnis, Avaré, São Paulo, Brazil, 2008.
As is apparent from the previous pictures, the male is morphologically different from the female.

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yellow-chinned spinetails, Taboinhas, Bahia, Brazil, 2008.
blue dacnis, ruddy ground dove, eared dove
Avaré, São Paulo, Brazil, 2008. A good view from behind of a pair of blue dacnis. The other birds are eared dove (two largest doves), ruddy ground-dove (small dove in the middle), and sayaca tanagers (on top feeding on both sides of the pair of blue dacnis).