Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Dusky-faced Tanager

Mitrospingus cassinii


It measures 18.5 cm. and weighs 42 grams. The bill is rather long and pointed, the eyes are pale and dark color makes it look like an icterid.


Caribbean lowlands Costa Rica, but is also found in Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Venezuela


They forage by jumping over branches, peck twigs, check into the foliage, introduced the bill among dead leaves rolled in search of beetles, grasshoppers, katydids, caterpillars, other insects and spiders. Also feed on berries of Melastomataceae, Rubiaceae and Solonaceae.

No species ID suggestions


Thanks for your comment, So glad you like it.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

Grate photos!

Heredia, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.35, Long: -83.97

Spotted on Feb 14, 2012
Submitted on Feb 18, 2012

Spotted for mission

Related spottings

Flame-colored tanager (female)

Nearby spottings

Orquidea Orquídea epifita Orquídea Orquídea