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Apical Flycatcher - BirdForum Opus

Photo by olivewarbler
Dapa, Valle, Colombia, December 2008
Myiarchus apicalis


Typical Myiarchus, but with white spots on the tail tips.


Colombian endemic. Found in the West Andes of Valle del Cauca, highlands of Cauca and Nariño, and along the slopes of the Magdalena River Valley between the Central and East Andes.


This is a monotypic species.[1]


Forest edge, arid scrub. At least to 1700m.


Nests are lined with fur and feathers, and 2 eggs are laid.


  1. Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  1. BF Member observations

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