Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Leptopogon (3 species, 4 worldwide)


Sepia-capped Flycatcher
Sepia-capped Flycatcher (Leptopogon amaurocephalus diversus)
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Compare to [Slaty-capped Flycatcher] but found at low altitudes.

Rufous-breasted Flycatcher
Rufous-breasted Flycatcher (Leptopogon rufipectus)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Locally common in healthy cloud forest.

Slaty-capped Flycatcher
Slaty-capped Flycatcher (Leptopogon superciliaris)
San Miguel Ecological Reserve, Caldas, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

An Andean species often mistaken for the [Marble-faced Bristle-Tyrant] for obvious reasons, but a bit larger and less yellow. Wing bars variable in color across large range.


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