Birds of Guyana

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

Pale-bellied Mourner
Pale-bellied Mourner (Rhytipterna immunda)
Caranacoa, Guainia, Colombia  
Photograph by Robert Lockett   © All Rights Reserved.

Rare and local. Found in sandy tropical Amazon forests in similar habitat to Black Manakin and Rufous-crowned Elaenia (Athanas).

Greyish Mourner
Greyish Mourner (Rhytipterna simplex) Male
InĂ­rida, GuainĂ­a, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Greyish Mourner
Greyish Mourner (Rhytipterna simplex frederici) Female
Pantiacolla Ridge, Madre de Dios, Peru  
Photograph by Graham Montgomery   © All Rights Reserved.

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