Birds of Colombia

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

Rusty-margined Flycatcher
Rusty-margined Flycatcher (Myiozetetes cayanensis hellmayri)
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, AnorĂ­, Antioquia, Colombia  

Similar to [Social Flycatcher], and also exhibits social behaviour. Has black vs. blackish-grey mask. Note vocal differences. The rusty margins of the wing and tail feathers are harder to see.

Grey-capped Flycatcher
Grey-capped Flycatcher (Myiozetetes granadensis obscurior)
Yarina Lodge, Ecuador  

Somewhat similar to, and about the same size as a [Great Kiskadee].
From front with crest raised.

Dusky-chested Flycatcher
Dusky-chested Flycatcher (Myiozetetes luteiventris)
Mitu, Vaupes, Colombia  

Social Flycatcher
Social Flycatcher (Myiozetetes similis)
Valle de Anton, Panama  

Has blackish-grey mask vs. black on the [Rusty-margined Flycatcher]. Note vocal differences.

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