Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Agriornis (1 species, 5 worldwide)

Black-billed Shrike-Tyrant
Black-billed Shrike-Tyrant (Agriornis montanus insolens)
Colca Canyon, Peru  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Note thin pale brow, slightly smaller size, possibly light-colored iris, and smaller thinner bill, when in range of the much rarer White-tailed Shrike-Tyrant. Both have white tails. Found in open areas at high elevations.
Back view.

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