Birds of Peru

    PASSERIFORMES: Tityridae (Tityras, Becards, Sharpbill)  
Genus: Pachyramphus (11 species, 17 worldwide)

Black-and-white Becard
Black-and-white Becard (Pachyramphus albogriseus) Male
Photograph by Francesco Veronesi     Copyright and usage info

Chestnut-crowned Becard
Chestnut-crowned Becard (Pachyramphus castaneus)
REGUA, Cachoeiras de Macacu, RJ, Brazil  

One-colored Becard
One-colored Becard (Pachyramphus homochrous) Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  

One-colored Becard
One-colored Becard (Pachyramphus homochrous homochrous) Female
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  

Black-capped Becard
Black-capped Becard (Pachyramphus marginatus nanus) Male
Sacha Lodge, Ecuador  
Photograph by Peter E. Hart     Copyright and usage info

Pink-throated Becard
Pink-throated Becard (Pachyramphus minor) Female
Photograph by David Ascanio -   © All Rights Reserved.

White-winged Becard
White-winged Becard (Pachyramphus polychopterus) Male
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  

White-winged Becard
White-winged Becard (Pachyramphus polychopterus) Female
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  

The male varies from light gray to black across its large range.

Cinereous Becard
Cinereous Becard (Pachyramphus rufus rufus) Male
Hato Aurora, Casanare, Colombia
  Cinereous means greyish.

Cinereous Becard
Cinereous Becard (Pachyramphus rufus rufus) Female
Hato Aurora, Casanare, Colombia  

Slaty Becard
Slaty Becard (Pachyramphus spodiurus) Male Endangered
Milpe Bird Sanctuary, Los Bancos, Ecuador  
Photograph by Nigel Voaden   © All Rights Reserved.

Crested Becard
Crested Becard (Pachyramphus validus validus)
Chaco National Park, Argentina  

Barred Becard
Barred Becard (Pachyramphus versicolor) Male
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  

Barred Becard
Barred Becard (Pachyramphus versicolor versicolor) Female
Ucumarí Regional Park, Pereira, Risralda, Colombia  

A shorter smaller rounder attractive becard found at higher altitudes and usually vocal.

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Yellow-cheeked Becard (Pachyramphus xanthogenys)

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