Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Myiopagis (5 species, 7 worldwide)

Grey Elaenia
Grey Elaenia (Myiopagis caniceps caniceps) Male
Altiplano Leste, Brasilia, Brazil  
Photograph by Rodrigo Conte   © All Rights Reserved.

Male is all grey and white, while female has yellow mixed with grey.

Yellow-crowned Elaenia
Yellow-crowned Elaenia (Myiopagis flavivertex)
InĂ­rida, GuainĂ­a, Colombia  

Found in varzea (flooded forest).

Forest Elaenia
Forest Elaenia (Myiopagis gaimardii trinitatis)
Rincon trail, Las Cuevas, Trinidad
  Note grey head with hidden white crest.
Photograph by Feroze Omardeen     Copyright and usage info

Small white crown difficult to see. Wing bars from bright yellow to very pale yellow.

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Foothill Elaenia (Myiopagis olallai) Vulnerable

Rare and local.

Greenish Elaenia
Greenish Elaenia (Myiopagis viridicata accola)
San Jeronimo, Antioquia, Colombia
  Short bill and no crest.

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