Black-faced Dacnis Dacnis lineata

Black-faced Dacnis male
Black-faced Dacnis male
Black-faced Dacnis male
The pretty Black-faced Dacnis is native to Amazon rainforest. Dacnis are related to tanagers.
Black-faced Dacnis male
Black-faced Dacnis male
Black-faced Dacnis male
The male, above, has blue and black plumage with a white belly (a subspecies has a yellow belly).
Black-faced Dacnis female
Black-faced Dacnis female
The female, above, has very different plumage to afford her better camouflage as she is the nest builder as well as incubating the eggs, but he will help to feed the chicks.