green and gold plumage; black face and forehead (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

Green-and-gold Tanager
Tangara schrankii

Native Range: South America

Notes: its name nicely describes this bird's plumage; inhabits moist lowland forests and tropical swamps in the western Amazon Basin.

side view; speckled back (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

lime-green crown, back, wing, and tail with hints of blue (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

ventral view; yellowcentral stripe down breast and belly (Zoo; 2008-10-21)