Genus Dacnis

Blue Dacnis - It occurs in forests and other woodlands, including gardens and parks. The bulky cup nest is built in a tree and the normal clutch is of two to three grey-blotched whitish two eggs. The female incubates the eggs, but is fed by the male.


Yellow-bellied Dacnis - The Yellow-bellied Dacnis is mostly an Amazon Basin bird, except being absent in the northeast with the Guianas. A range extension from the contiguous range extends into central Bolivia. In Venezuela, besides the Amazonian drainages, the species is also in the eastern regions of the Orinoco River drainage and the headwaters.


Turquoise Dacnis-Tanager - The Turquoise Dacnis is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is endemic to Colombia. It is a rather distinct species of dacnis, formerly separated in the monotypic genus Pseudodacnis.


Black-legged Dacnis - Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss.


Scarlet-thighed Dacnis - Iris bright red in male, duller red in female. Male unmistakable with bright turquoise blue crown and nape, sides of head and neck, centre of back, rump and scapulars.; forehead lores, sides of back, wings and tail, and mid-throat and entire remaining underparts black; the thighs are scarlet, but these are usually hidden. Female dull greenish blue above, brightest on cheeks, scapulars, and rump, duskier on back, wings, and tail; below dingy buffy greyish, buffiest on belly and undertail coverts.


Viridian Dacnis - Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thraupidae
Genus : Dacnis