Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Hemitriccus (5 species, 22 worldwide)

Black-throated Tody-Tyrant
Black-throated Tody-Tyrant (Hemitriccus granadensis)
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  

Johannes's Tody-Tyrant
Johannes's Tody-Tyrant (Hemitriccus iohannis)
Puerto Maldonado, Peru
  Note light, pale yellow or pinkish eye.

More common in the southern end of range. Plain-colored with dull streaking on chest. Note yellow border to wing feathers.
A more streaked individual.
From back showing wings.

Pearly-vented Tody-Tyrant
Pearly-vented Tody-Tyrant (Hemitriccus margaritaceiventer impiger)
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  

Small size, light colored eye, and dry scrub habitat similar to Pale-eyed Pygmy Tyrant. Check vocal differences, and pearly vent.

Stripe-necked Tody-Tyrant
Stripe-necked Tody-Tyrant (Hemitriccus striaticollis)
Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia  
Photograph by Graham Ekins   © All Rights Reserved.

White-eyed Tody-Tyrant
White-eyed Tody-Tyrant (Hemitriccus zosterops zosterops)
Mitu, Vaupes, Colombia  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

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