Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Pseudotriccus (2 species, 3 worldwide)

Bronze-olive Pygmy Tyrant
Bronze-olive Pygmy Tyrant (Pseudotriccus pelzelni)
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia
  Eye is normally red to brown. See alternate photo.
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found in healthy forests at 1500-2000m, usually relatively close to the ground.
Alt. photo

Rufous-headed Pygmy Tyrant
Rufous-headed Pygmy Tyrant (Pseudotriccus ruficeps)
Refugio del Tororoy, Guayabetal, Cundinamarca, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Small and secretive in low thick brush in high altitude forests. Immature has brownish head. Primary sound similar to Spotted Barbtail.
From side.

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