Birds of Guyana

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Contopus (4 species, 16 worldwide)

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White-throated Pewee (Contopus albogularis)

A limited range greyish pewee with a bright white throat.

Northern Tropical Pewee
Northern Tropical Pewee (Contopus bogotensis brachytarsus)
Arenal, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Non-migratory. Sometimes with a yellower belly and darker crest than Eastern Wood Pewee or Western Wood Pewee.

Olive-sided Flycatcher
Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus cooperi) Near Threatened
Huila, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Also called Olive-sided Pewee. Migrates from the boreal pine forests, and disperses widely in tropical America. Perches in the open, often high. Slightly larger than the other pewee species (compare to Rusty-margined Flycatcher).
From front.

Blackish Pewee
Blackish Pewee (Contopus nigrescens canescens)
Serra dos Carajás, Pará, Brazil  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Rare and local.

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