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Blue Dacnis

Dacnis cayana


This beauty is about 4 in. The mostly blue male is distinctive; the female's blue head and green body are also quite distinctive.


Uncommon in wet lowlands and foothills; to 3,000 ft on the Caribbean slope, and up to 3,900 ft on southern Pacific slope. These birds prefer the forest edge and gardens.

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1 Comment

Nayeli 8 years ago

¡Oh que lindas aves y lindas fotos! :)

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Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Sep 21, 2015
Submitted on Sep 28, 2015

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