Birds of Colombia

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


Vermilion Flycatcher
Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus saturatus) Male
Puerto Boyacá, Colombia  
   

Vermilion Flycatcher
Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus) Female
Medellin, Colombia  
   

Compare to Scarlet Flycatcher.
Female starting a nest.

Scarlet Flycatcher
Scarlet Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) Male
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Austral migrant to north and west Amazon. Virtually identical to mostly non-migratory Vermilion Flycatcher.


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