black breast; white belly; gold and blue head (Panama; 2008-05-30)

Golden-hooded Tanager
Tangara larvata

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: a small multi-colored tanager with a golden-hued head; no sexual dimorphism.

side view; black back, wings, and tail (Panama; 2008-05-30)

frontal view; black face surrounded by blue (Panama; 2008-05-30)

dorsal view; also a blue shoulder patch (Panama; 2008-05-30)

with his head in the sun (Panama; 2008-05-30)