Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Myiophobus (6 species, 8 worldwide)

Mouse-grey Flycatcher
Mouse-grey Flycatcher (Myiophobus crypterythrus)
Mindo, Ecuador  
Photograph by Bradley Hacker   © All Rights Reserved.

Olive-chested Flycatcher
Olive-chested Flycatcher (Myiophobus cryptoxanthus)
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Bran-colored Flycatcher
Bran-colored Flycatcher (Myiophobus fasciatus fasciatus) Immature
Medellin, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found in open areas and brush outside of the forest. In 2023 the Mouse-grey Flycatcher (Choco region) and Rufescent Flycatcher (west Peru) were split from this species.

Flavescent Flycatcher
Flavescent Flycatcher (Myiophobus flavicans flavicans)
RN La Planada, NariƱo, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found at mid altitude levels in the Andes.

Orange-crested Flycatcher
Orange-crested Flycatcher (Myiophobus phoenicomitra)
Puerto Minero, Zamora-Chinchipe province, Ecuador  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Roraiman Flycatcher
Roraiman Flycatcher (Myiophobus roraimae roraimae)
Mount Ayanganna, Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region, Guyana  
Photograph by Jacob_R_Saucier   © All Rights Reserved.

Found in the tepuis around Guyana, but also found in isolated patches in the Andes.

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