Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Ochthoeca (3 species, 8 worldwide)


Slaty-backed Chat-Tyrant
Slaty-backed Chat-Tyrant (Ochthoeca cinnamomeiventris)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A usually common Andean species found from 1500-3000m near streams.


Brown-backed Chat-Tyrant
Brown-backed Chat-Tyrant (Ochthoeca fumicolor)
Baldias, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Generally common above 3000 meters, and perches out in the open.
Greyer subspecies fumicolor from back.
From front.


Rufous-breasted Chat-Tyrant
Rufous-breasted Chat-Tyrant (Ochthoeca rufipectoralis rufopectus)
Hacienda del Bosque, Manizales, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Note rufous breast.
Front view.


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