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Tyrant flycatchers

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae

Species on page - 8 species in 7 genera depicted (out of over 400 species in around 100 genera)

Most speciose family of birds
+ Austral negrito or Patagonian negrito (Lessonia rufa)
+ Cattle tyrant (Machetornis rixosa)
+ Black phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
+ Galápagos Flycatcher (Myiarchus magnirostris)
+ Ash-throated flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens)
+ Vermillian flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus)
+ Bran-colored flycatcher (Myiophobus fasciatus)
+ White-headed marsh tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala )<

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Austral Negrito or Patagonian Negrito

Tierra del Fuego

Princeton bird

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Austral Negrito or Patagonian Negrito
(Lessonia rufa)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Cattle Tyrant (Machetornis rixosa)

The Pantanal

Hitch-hiker

capybara and bird
Cattle Tyrant
Machetornis rixosa
Transpantaneira "highway"

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Black phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)

The Stanford Dish

Black phoebe

phoebe
Black phoebe
The Stanford Dish
December, 2012
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Black Phoebe

baylands

Palo Alto Baylands
2012

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Phoebe and the tiger

lagunita

Lagunita Stanford
March 5, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Phoebe

palo alto baylands

Black phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
Palo Alto Baylands
November 18, 2017
Canon 7DmarkII

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Galápagos Flycatcher (Myiarchus magnirostris)

Has anyone seen any flies?

galapagos
Santiago Island
Galápagos
Canon Rebel T1i
August 2, 2010

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Ash-throated flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens)

Passerine and prey

stanford dish 2018

Ash-throated flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens)
Family: Tyrannidae
Stanford Dish
May 3, 2018
with Lisa Manzanete
Canon 7Dmark2

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Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus)

Obscure firehead

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Vermillion flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus)
The Pantanal, Brazil
August 15, 2014

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nazca

Vermillion flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus)
Family: Tyrannidae
Cantalloc Aquaduct
Nazca, Peru
July 20, 2017
Canon rebel T5i
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Bran-colored Flycatcher (Myiophobus fasciatus)

nazca

Bran-colored Flycatcher (Myiophobus fasciatus)
Family: Tyrannidae
Cantalloc Aquaduct
Nazca, Peru
July 20, 2017
Canon rebel T5i
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White-headed marsh tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala )

The rant

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White-headed marsh tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala )
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant fly-catchers)
The Pantanal
August 14, 2014

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Last modified: May 28, 2019
Created: December 29, 2012
Contact: siegelr@stanford.edu
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