Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)  
Genus: Mecocerculus (4 species, 6 worldwide)


White-throated Tyrannulet
White-throated Tyrannulet (Mecocerculus leucophrys)
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia  
   

Usually the most common in its genus, and with a bright white throat.

Sulphur-bellied Tyrannulet
Sulphur-bellied Tyrannulet (Mecocerculus minor)
Putumayo, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Brayan Coral Jaramillo   © All Rights Reserved.

White-tailed Tyrannulet
White-tailed Tyrannulet (Mecocerculus poecilocercus)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  
   

Smaller than the more common White-throated Tyrannulet

White-banded Tyrannulet
White-banded Tyrannulet (Mecocerculus stictopterus stictopterus)
Salento, Colombia  
   

Smaller than the more common White-throated Tyrannulet, and with a distinctive shade of brown.


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