male; brilliant blue; black face, throat, back, and tail (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

Blue Dacnis
Dacnis cayana

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: a common and beautiful tanager with strong sexual dimorphism.

dorsal view; rather sharp bill (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

female; lime green body with bluish head (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

female; lime green is lighter below than above (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

dorsal view of female (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

male in the wild (Panama; 2008-05-31)

male posing in side view (Panama; 2012-10-23)

male posing in dorsal view (Panama; 2012-10-23)