Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)  
Genus: Zimmerius (6 species, 15 worldwide)


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Choco Tyrannulet (Zimmerius albigularis)
   


Very similar to Golden-faced Tyrannulet. Supposed to be whiter. Vocal differences.

Golden-faced Tyrannulet
Golden-faced Tyrannulet (Zimmerius chrysops)
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   

Slender-footed Tyrannulet
Slender-footed Tyrannulet (Zimmerius gracilipes gracilipes)
Mitu, Vaupes, Colombia  
   

An amazing nest-builder. Note light colored eye.

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Specious Tyrannulet (Zimmerius improbus)
   


Coopmans's Tyrannulet
Coopmans's Tyrannulet (Zimmerius minimus minimus)
Minca, Magdalena, Colombia
  Similar to, and split from the Golden-faced Tyrannulet, but even smaller.
   

Mistletoe Tyrannulet
Mistletoe Tyrannulet (Zimmerius parvus)
Guadalupe, Panama  
   


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