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Tyrant flycatchers - phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae

Species on page - 16 species in 11 genera depicted (out of over 400 species in around 100 genera)

Most speciose family of birds
+ White-headed marsh tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala )
+ Masked water-tyrant ( Fluvicola nengeta)
+ Cliff flycatcher (Hirundinea ferruginea)
+ Austral negrito or Patagonian negrito (Lessonia rufa)
+ Cattle tyrant (Machetornis rixosa)
+ Galápagos flycatcher (Myiarchus magnirostris)
+ Ash-throated flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens)
+ Bran-colored flycatcher (Myiophobus fasciatus)
+ Lesser Kiskadee (Pitangus lictor)
+ Great kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus)
+ Vermillian flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus)
+ Black phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
+ Say's phoebe (Sayornis saya)
+ Cassin's kingbird (Tyrannus vociferans)
+ Tropical kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)
+ Loggerhead kingbird (Tyrannus caudifasciatus)
+ Gray kingbird (Tyrannus dominicensis)

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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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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)

Vermillions of flycatchers

merced

Vermillion flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus)
Merced National Wildlife Reserve
January 18, 2021
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

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Obscure firehead

nazca

Vermillion flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus)
Family: Tyrannidae
Cantalloc Aquaduct
Nazca, Peru
July 20, 2017
Canon rebel T5i
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Vermillion but not

huacachina

Female vermillion flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus)
Family: Tyrannidae
Huacachina, Peru
July 21, 2017
Canon rebel T5i
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vermilion
Vermillion flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus)
The Pantanal, Brazil
August 15, 2014

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

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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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Cliff flycatcher (Hirundinea ferruginea)

minas gerais
Cliff flycatcher (Hirundinea ferruginea)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers)
Santuário do Caraça, Minas Gerais
July 31, 2019
Canon EOS 7Dmark II

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Between flies

minas gerais
Cliff flycatcher (Hirundinea ferruginea)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers)
Santuário do Caraça, Minas Gerais
July 31, 2019
Canon EOS 7Dmark II

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White-headed marsh tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala )

The rant

nunbird

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

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Masked water-tyrant ( Fluvicola nengeta)

minas gerais
Masked water-tyrant ( Fluvicola nengeta)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers)
Inhotim, Brumadhino
Minas Gerais
August 6, 2019
Canon EOS 7Dmark II

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Lesser Kiskadee (Pitangus lictor)

Chained kiskadee

panama

Lesser Kiskadee (Pitangus lictor)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
Chains
Family: Tyrannidae
Gamboa
Panama
July 13, 2018
Canon 7DmarkII

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Great kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus)

Great kiskadee

kiskadee
Great kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
(Bienteveo Grande)
La Selva

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Cassin's Kingbird (Tyrannus vociferans)

Failure to social distance

Felt Lake 2020

Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Family: Accipitridae
Cassin's Kingbird (Tyrannus vociferans)
Family: Tyrannidae
Felt Lake 2020
May 13, 2020
Canon 7dmark2

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Kestrel and king

Felt Lake 2020

American kestrel (Falco sparverius)
Family: Falconidae
Cassin's Kingbird (Tyrannus vociferans)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
Felt Lake 2020
May 19, 2020
Canon 7dmark2

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Black phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)

eleanor pardee park

Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
Eleanor Pardee Park
May 17, 2019
Canon 7DmarkII
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The Stanford Dish

Black phoebe

phoebe
Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
Family: Tyrannidae
The Stanford Dish
December, 2012
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Black Phoebe

baylands

Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
Family: Tyrannidae
Palo Alto Baylands
2012

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Phoebe and the tiger

lagunita

Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
Family: Tyrannidae
Lagunita Stanford
March 5, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Phoebe

palo alto baylands

Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
Family: Tyrannidae
Palo Alto Baylands
November 18, 2017
Canon 7DmarkII

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alum rock state park 2021

Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
Alum Rock State Park
Bioblitz
March 13, 2021
Canon 7dmark2

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Shitty neighbor

penitencia creek park

Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
Birds on signs
Penitencia Creek Park
Bioblitz
March 21, 2021
Canon 7dmark2

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Say's phoebe (Sayornis saya)

Do what I Say

stanford dish 2019

Say's phoebe (Sayornis saya)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
Stanford Dish
November 29, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Say's in flight

emily renzel wetlands

Say's phoebe (Sayornis saya)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
Emily Renzel Wetlands
January 14, 2021
Canon 7Dmark2

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Tropical kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)

Tropic in the tropics

panama

Tropical kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
Canopy Tower
Panama
July 12, 2018
Canon 7DmarkII

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When Palo Alto goes tropical

geng road, palo alto baylands
Tropical kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
Geng Road
Palo Alto
December 19, 2020
Canon 7D markII

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emily renzel wetlands

Tropical kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
Emily Renzel Wetlands
January 14, 2021
Canon 7Dmark2

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emily renzel wetlands

Tropical kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
Emily Renzel Wetlands
January 14, 2021
Canon 7Dmark2

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emily renzel wetlands

Tropical kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers, phoebes, kiskadees, kingbirds - New World flycatchers)
Emily Renzel Wetlands
January 14, 2021
Canon 7Dmark2

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Loggerhead kingbird (Tyrannus caudifasciatus)

When birding comes to loggerheads

Puerto Rico 2021
Loggerhead kingbird (Tyrannus caudifasciatus)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrants, kingbirds, phoebes)
Hacienda Juanita
Maricao, Puerto Rico
May 7, 2021
Canon R5

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Gray kingbird (Tyrannus dominicensis)

Puerto Rico 2021
Gray kingbird (Tyrannus dominicensis)
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrants, kingbirds, phoebes)
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
May 3, 2021
Canon R5

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Last modified: March 18, 2021
Created: December 29, 2012
Contact: siegelr@stanford.edu
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