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].
   



Tropical Kingbird
Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus melancholicus)
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia
  Common. Usually outside of the forest. Note yellow belly and olive chest.
   

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.
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  
   


Eastern Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)
Everglades National Park, Florida, USA  
   

{Northern migrant}.


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