Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)  
Genus: Tolmomyias (7 species, 7 worldwide)


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Zimmer's Flatbill (Tolmomyias assimilis)
   


Ochre-lored Flatbill
Ochre-lored Flatbill (Tolmomyias flaviventris aurulentus)
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  
   

Yellow-margined Flatbill
Yellow-margined Flatbill (Tolmomyias flavotectus)
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia
  Note the lack of wingbars from yellow only being on one edge of the primaries. The lower mandible is dark, unlike Yellow-olive and other Flatbills.
   

Grey-crowned Flatbill
Grey-crowned Flatbill (Tolmomyias poliocephalus poliocephalus)
InĂ­rida, GuainĂ­a, Colombia
  Note dark lower mandible (except at base) vs. Yellow-olive Flatbill, as well as lack of yellow.
   

Yellow-olive Flatbill
Yellow-olive Flatbill (Tolmomyias sulphurescens asemus)
Bosque Yotoco, Buga, Colombia
  Note pale lower mandible. Has wingbars unlike Yellow-margined Flatbill. Usually has a light-colored eye with broken eye-ring.
   

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Orange-eyed Flatbill (Tolmomyias traylori)
   


Olive-faced Flatbill
Olive-faced Flatbill (Tolmomyias viridiceps viridiceps)
Putumayo, Colombia  
   
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