Birds of Costa Rica

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Todirostrum (2 species, 7 worldwide)

Common Tody-Flycatcher
Common Tody-Flycatcher (Todirostrum cinereum)
ProAves Cerulean Warbler Reserve, San Vicente de Chucuri, Santander, Colombia
  Note white eye. Small and fast, and often seen near a hanging nest.
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

At long hanging nest.

Black-headed Tody-Flycatcher
Black-headed Tody-Flycatcher (Todirostrum nigriceps)
Mutatá, Antioquia, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Note dark eye, white throat, and especially yellow back vs. the Common Tody-Flycatcher. Tends to stay in the canopy with a single-note song/call.
From front.

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