Birds of Peru

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Myiodynastes (4 species, 5 worldwide)

Baird's Flycatcher
Baird's Flycatcher (Myiodynastes bairdii)
Chaparri, Peru  
Photograph by Robert Lewis   © All Rights Reserved.

Golden-crowned Flycatcher
Golden-crowned Flycatcher (Myiodynastes chrysocephalus)
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  

A relatively large flycatcher that is commonly heard. Striped chested distinctive among similar species.

Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher (Myiodynastes luteiventris)
Paraiso, Cartago, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Migrates from central America to western Amazon. Smaller than similar Streaked Flycatcher. Note sulphur belly.

Streaked Flycatcher
Streaked Flycatcher (Myiodynastes maculatus difficilis)
San Jeronimo, Antioquia, Colombia

Streaked Flycatcher
Streaked Flycatcher (Myiodynastes maculatus)
San Jeronimo, Antioquia, Colombia  

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