Euphonias are members of the genus Euphonia, a group of Neotropical birds in the finch family. They and the chlorophonias comprise the subfamily Euphoniinae.
Euphonias are known for their almost constant singing. Their best known calls sound like “Pe-we,” “see-see,” and “beem-beem“.
The male’s head is glossy blue with a yellow crown. The top of the body is glossy blue with orange-yellow below. The female is yellow-green all over.
Diet in the wild: Their diet consists of a variety of tree-borne fruits.
Diet in captivity: Paradise Earth Softbill Blend, wide variety of fruit, nectar and insects.