Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Tyrannulus (1 species, 1 worldwide)

Yellow-crowned Tyrannulet
Yellow-crowned Tyrannulet (Tyrannulus elatus)
Zafra Reserva Natural, Antioquia, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Note sturdy black bill, brown iris, lack of crest, and compare wing bars vs. other tyrannulets. Note yellow crown usually visible on back of head. Frequently sings two note song.
At nest. HBW writes that the cup shaped nest of the Yellow-crowned Tyrannulet is only 4 cm. wide.
Alt. photo

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