Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Pogonotriccus (4 species, 7 worldwide)

Antioquia Bristle Tyrant
Antioquia Bristle Tyrant (Pogonotriccus lanyoni) Endangered ENDEMIC
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Antioquia, Colombia
  Different in coloration to the otherwise similar Bristle-Tyrants.

Marble-faced Bristle Tyrant
Marble-faced Bristle Tyrant (Pogonotriccus ophthalmicus ophthalmicus)
OtĂșn Quimbaya Wildlife Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
  Similar to the Slaty-capped Flycatcher, but smaller, more yellow, and with a thinner all-black bill. The black bill differentiates from the Variegated Bristle Tyrant.

Spectacled Bristle Tyrant
Spectacled Bristle Tyrant (Pogonotriccus orbitalis)
Pantiacolla Ridge, Madre de Dios, Peru  
Photograph by Graham Montgomery   © All Rights Reserved.

Variegated Bristle Tyrant
Variegated Bristle Tyrant (Pogonotriccus poecilotis)
OtĂșn Quimbaya Wildlife Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
  Note pink bill vs. all black on the Marble-faced Bristle Tyrant.

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