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Alternative name: Sulphur-rumped Myiobius

Myiobius sulphureipygius
Photo by megan perkins
Location: Carara, Costa Rica


Similar Species

Very similar to Black-tailed Flycatcher (which see).


Central and South America:
Central America: Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama
South America: Colombia, Ecuador


Myiobius sulphureipygius has two subspecies:

  • M. s. sulphureipygius
  • M. s. aureatus

Split by Clements (2010) and Gill and Donsker (2010) from Whiskered Flycatcher M. barbatus.


Moist lowland forests.



  1. Clements, JF. 2010. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2010. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/Clements%206.5.xls/view
  2. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2010. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.7). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.

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