Birds of Colombia

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


Rufous Mourner
Rufous Mourner (Rhytipterna holerythra rosenbergi)
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia
  Similar to the Rufous Piha. Note longer thinner shape, more like a Myiarchus flycatcher than a thrush. Also redder and more uniformly colored.
   


Pale-bellied Mourner
Pale-bellied Mourner (Rhytipterna immunda)
Powaka, Para,, Suriname  
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Rare and local. Found in sandy tropical Amazon forests in similar habitat to Black Manakin and Rufous-crested Elaenia (Athanas).

Greyish Mourner
Greyish Mourner (Rhytipterna simplex) Male
InĂ­rida, GuainĂ­a, Colombia  
   

Greyish Mourner
Greyish Mourner (Rhytipterna simplex frederici) Female
Pantiacolla Ridge, Madre de Dios, Peru  
   
Photograph by Graham Montgomery   © All Rights Reserved.



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