Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)  
Genus: Myiarchus (9 species, 22 worldwide)

Apical Flycatcher
Apical Flycatcher (Myiarchus apicalis) ENDEMIC
Buga, Colombia  

Pale-edged Flycatcher
Pale-edged Flycatcher (Myiarchus cephalotes cephalotes)
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  

Great Crested Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)
Lake Marian, Florida,  

Short-crested Flycatcher
Short-crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus ferox australis)
Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
  Most common myiarchus in Amazon.

Panamanian Flycatcher
Panamanian Flycatcher (Myiarchus panamensis panamensis)
ProAves Blue-billed Curassow Reserve, Puerto Pinzon, Boyaca, Colombia
  More greyish overall than other myiarchus.

Swainson's Flycatcher
Swainson's Flycatcher (Myiarchus swainsoni)
Pousada Rio Claro, Poconé, Mato Grosso, Brazil
  Very similar to the Short-crested Flycatcher.
Photograph by Bernie DUPONT     Copyright and usage info

Dusky-capped Flycatcher
Dusky-capped Flycatcher (Myiarchus tuberculifer)
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, Anorí, Antioquia, Colombia
  Dusky cap darker than others in genus.

Brown-crested Flycatcher
Brown-crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus tyrannulus)
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia
  Note rufous tail.

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Venezuelan Flycatcher (Myiarchus venezuelensis)

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