Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Myiotheretes (3 species, 4 worldwide)

Smoky Bush Tyrant
Smoky Bush Tyrant (Myiotheretes fumigatus fumigatus)
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Uncommon from 2600-3400m. Seems fond of butterflies.

Santa Marta Bush Tyrant
Santa Marta Bush Tyrant (Myiotheretes pernix) Endangered ENDEMIC
Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Colombia  
Photograph by Robert Scanlon   © All Rights Reserved.

Very similar to Streak-throated Bush Tyrant, also present in Santa Marta. Note smaller size.

Streak-throated Bush Tyrant
Streak-throated Bush Tyrant (Myiotheretes striaticollis striaticollis)
Jardin, Antioquia, Colomba  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A large thrush-sized Andean flycatcher usually seen at over 2000m, and often at landslides.

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