Birds of Venezuela BETA

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Mionectes (4 species, 6 worldwide)



McConnell's Flycatcher
McConnell's Flycatcher (Mionectes macconnelli peruanus)
Manu National Park, Peru  
   

Compare with [Ochre-bellied Flycatcher], but note McConnell's has plain wings (no wingbars).
Immature from front with food stuck to feathers.

Ochre-bellied Flycatcher
Ochre-bellied Flycatcher (Mionectes oleagineus parcus)
San Jeronimo, Colombia  
   


Olive-striped Flycatcher
Olive-striped Flycatcher (Mionectes olivaceus hederaceus)
Anchicaya, Colombia  
   

Found below 1500m. Uniformly streaked yellow and olive from neck to belly. Found at lower altitudes than [Streak-necked Flycatcher]. Note white mark behind eye.

Tepui Flycatcher
Tepui Flycatcher (Mionectes roraimae)
Venezuela  
   
Photograph by David Ascanio - www.abtbirds.com   © All Rights Reserved.

Similar to, and formerly considered conspecific with [McConnell's Flycatcher]. Also called Sierra de Lema Flycatcher. Among many subtle differences, it is found more in mountains, less in lowlands and is slightly smaller. (HBW)


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