Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura)  
Genus: Tyrannus (6 species, 13 worldwide)


White-throated Kingbird
White-throated Kingbird (Tyrannus albogularis)
Santarem, Brazil  
   
Photograph by dfaulder     Copyright and usage info

Austral migrant to west Amazon from April to October. Note white throat and lack of olive chest vs. common [Tropical Kingbird].

Grey Kingbird
Grey Kingbird (Tyrannus dominicensis dominicensis)
Rand Nature Center, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
  Migrates north in the summer from South America to Caribbean like the [Black-whiskered Vireo] and [Swallow-tailed Kite].
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.



Tropical Kingbird
Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus melancholicus)
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Note yellow-olive chest and grey chin/throat to differentiate from various Central American and austral migratory species. Note however the Tropical Kingbird has a lighter chin/throat in Central America than the rest of its range. Common in most of its range, and always outside of the forest.
From front.

Snowy-throated Kingbird
Snowy-throated Kingbird (Tyrannus niveigularis)
Chaparrí Reserve, Lambayeque region, Peru  
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Snowy-throated Kingbird
Snowy-throated Kingbird (Tyrannus niveigularis)
ACP Amotape, Zorritos, Tumbes, Peru
  Note white throat and chest.
   
Photograph by Fernando Angulo Pratolongo   © All Rights Reserved.


Fork-tailed Flycatcher
Fork-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus savana sanctaemartae)
Necocli, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Eastern Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)
Everglades National Park, Florida, USA  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Northern migrant.


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