Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Pyrocephalus (2 species, 4 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.

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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