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White-ringed Flycatcher - BirdForum Opus

Conopias albovittatus
Photo by Ronald B. Davis.
Location: Albergue Hacienda Moravia de Chirripo, near Grano de Oro, Cartago Province, Costa Rica.


Lack rufous in wings and tail. Bill is relatively long and thin (at least in Central America). White supercilia do meet at the rear of the head.

Similar species

White throat distinguishes this species from its nearest relative, the Yellow-throated Flycatcher (no overlap in range). White supercilia meeting at the rear of the head is also found in e.g., Great Kiskadee.


Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and nw Ecuador (for the two last countries, only west of the Andes).


Has in the past been considered conspecific with Yellow-throated Flycatcher.
The scientific name has been spelled albovittata.


Moist lowland forests.


Forages in the canopy in mixed species flocks.


  1. Birdforum thread discussing id of this species

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