Violaceous Euphonia - Euphonia violacea

Length 4.5 in (11.4 cm)
Weight 0.5 oz (14 g)
Clutch Size 3-4
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

The Violaceous Euphonia is in the true finch family. It is found in the eastern South America including Brazil, Paraguay and northeastern Argentina. They are also found on Trinidad and Tobago. They are sexually dimorphic with the female being a olive yellow and the male a bright yellow and blue.

They mainly eat small fruit including mistletoe berries. They rarely will eat insects.

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