Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Platyrinchus (5 species, 7 worldwide)

Genus Platyrinchus, Spadebills, are tiny flycatchers with wide bills. Spadebills generally stay low and quiet in dark forests.

Golden-crowned Spadebill
Golden-crowned Spadebill (Platyrinchus coronatus superciliaris)
Darien National Park, Panama  

Additional photo.

Yellow-throated Spadebill
Yellow-throated Spadebill (Platyrinchus flavigularis flavigularis)
ProAves Cerulean Warbler Reserve, San Vicente de Chucuri, Santander, Colombia  
Photograph by Nigel Voaden   © All Rights Reserved.

White-throated Spadebill
White-throated Spadebill (Platyrinchus mystaceus neglectus)
Auberge de Socorro, San Miguel, Costa Rica  

White-crested Spadebill
White-crested Spadebill (Platyrinchus platyrhynchos)
Photograph by Philip Stouffer   © All Rights Reserved.

Cinnamon-crested Spadebill
Cinnamon-crested Spadebill (Platyrinchus saturatus)
Photograph by Philip Stouffer   © All Rights Reserved.

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