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(M. y. yucatanensis)
Photo by Glen Tepke
Chichen Iza, Yucatan, Mexico, January 2011
Myiarchus yucatanensis


  • Crown rufous
  • Indistinct grey area around eye and at lores
  • Both primaries and secondaries edged rufous
  • Tertials edged whitish

Similar species

Brown-crested Flycatcher and Dusky-capped Flycatcher


Central America: found in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize.



  • M. y. yucatanensis
    • Eastern Mexico (extreme eastern Tabasco and northern and central Yucatán Peninsula)
  • M. y. lanyoni
    • Cozumel Island (off Yucatán Peninsula of eastern Mexico)
  • M. y. navai


Dry forests.



  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Avibase

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