Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Hirundinea (1 species, 1 worldwide)


Cliff Flycatcher
Cliff Flycatcher (Hirundinea ferruginea bellicosa)
Santa Maria Madelena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  Lowland subspecies have less to no white in the face, and are sometimes considered a distinct species.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Cliff Flycatcher
Cliff Flycatcher (Hirundinea ferruginea sclateri)
Tolima, Colombia
  Andean foothill species have a lot of white in the face.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Really found at rocky cliffs.


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