Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tityridae (Tityras, Becards, Sharpbill)  
Genus: Schiffornis (5 species, 7 worldwide)

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Foothill Schiffornis (Schiffornis aenea) Rare/Accidental

Varzea Schiffornis
Varzea Schiffornis (Schiffornis major)
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  

Found close to ground in varzea flooded forest habitat, often in pairs. May have grey head, grey around eye, or be totally one color.

Russet-winged Schiffornis
Russet-winged Schiffornis (Schiffornis stenorhyncha panamensis)
Soberania National Park, Panama  
Photograph by Richard et Diane   © All Rights Reserved.

Brown-winged Schiffornis
Brown-winged Schiffornis (Schiffornis turdina)
Serra dos Carajás, Pará, Brazil  
Photograph by Hector Bottai     Copyright and usage info

Northern Schiffornis
Northern Schiffornis (Schiffornis veraepacis rosenbergi)
Farallones National Park, Colombia
  Uniformly colored dark olive.

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