buff throated saltator birds
buff throated saltator birds

Buff throated Saltator

Saltator maximus

The Buff throated Saltator belongs to the Thraupidae family. It is fairly common in humid tropical lowlands. This species favors forest edges, plantations, and dense second growth. It is usually seen singly or in pairs, foraging quietly in flowering or fruiting trees,

When we talk about its appereace, the buff throat patch is bordered by black moustache stripes. Birds from western Panama north also show black chest band around buff throat. Its colors are less contrast between head and back than larger Black-headed Saltator and it has a longer white eyebrow than Green-winged Saltator. You can enjoy the majesty of the Buff throated Saltator on our bird watching tours in the Manu National Park.

Source: ebird

Photo: Alfredo Cornejo