Birds of Guyana

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Myiarchus (4 species, 22 worldwide)


Short-crested Flycatcher
Short-crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus ferox australis)
Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Most common myiarchus in Amazon.

Swainson's Flycatcher
Swainson's Flycatcher (Myiarchus swainsoni)
Brazilia, DF, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Rodrigo Conte   © All Rights Reserved.

Swainson's Flycatcher
Swainson's Flycatcher (Myiarchus swainsoni)
Pousada Rio Claro, Poconé, Mato Grosso, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Bernie DUPONT     Copyright and usage info

Austral migrant. Very similar to the [Short-crested Flycatcher]. Note light base to lower mandible and pale front. Note the non-migratory phaeonotus race found in the Guyanas, Venezuela and north Brazil has very dark wings and back, and an all black bill.


Dusky-capped Flycatcher
Dusky-capped Flycatcher (Myiarchus tuberculifer)
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, Anorí, Antioquia, Colombia
  Dusky cap darker than others in genus.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Slightly less dusky cap.

Brown-crested Flycatcher
Brown-crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus tyrannulus)
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Note rufous tail.


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