Birds of Colombia

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

Ornate Flycatcher
Ornate Flycatcher (Myiotriccus ornatus stellatus)
Milpe Bird Sanctuary, Los Bancos, Ecuador  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Commonly seen on open branches in pairs at all levels of the forest peeping continuously while looking for insects.
The phoenicurus subspecies in east Colombia, Ecuador and Peru has a rufous tail and rufous-edged wings.

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Experimental sites:       Peru       Venezuela       The World       Brazil       Bolivia
Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Cuba