Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Knipolegus (3 species, 12 worldwide)

Riverside Tyrant
Riverside Tyrant (Knipolegus orenocensis orenocensis)
Photograph by David Ascanio -   © All Rights Reserved.

Riverside Tyrant
Riverside Tyrant (Knipolegus orenocensis) Female
Marchantaria Island, Irandub, Amazonas, Brazil  
Photograph by Hector Bottai     Copyright and usage info

Amazonian Black Tyrant
Amazonian Black Tyrant (Knipolegus poecilocercus) Male
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  

Amazonian Black Tyrant
Amazonian Black Tyrant (Knipolegus poecilocercus) Female
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  

Stays one to two meters above the forest floor.

Rufous-tailed Tyrant
Rufous-tailed Tyrant (Knipolegus poecilurus poecilurus)
Reserva Natural las Palmeras, Cubarral, Meta, Colombia
  Local. Note red eye uncommon among Tyrannidae.

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