Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. San Martin, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult & Immature | Sex: Female & Male | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Status: The Green Honeycreeper is uncommon and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 1600 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Mielero Verde.
Sub-species: Green Honeycreeper (Chlorophanes spiza caerulescens), Cassin, 1864.
Meaning of Name: Chlorophanes: Gr. Khloros= green and phanes, phaino= showing, to show.
spiza: Gr. Spiza, spizo= finch, to chirp.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.