male; black plumage except for bright yellow rump (Panama; 2008-06-14)

Lemon-rumped Tanager
Ramphocelus icteronotus

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: both the male and the female of this rather large tanager have a yellow rump and a large ligh-colored bill, but they otherwise differ quite dramatically in plumage.

male showing shiny-light-bluish bill (Panama; 2008-06-14)

female; yellowish underparts; darker above (Panama; 2008-06-14)

ventral view of female (Panama; 2008-06-14)

dorsal view of female showing her yellow rump (Panama; 2008-06-14)

two females (Panama; 2008-06-14)

female; note the quite large bill of this species (Panama; 2008-06-14)

female again showing her large bill (Panama; 2008-06-14)

female perched in the sun (Panama; 2008-06-14)