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Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
Length 17cm. A mid-sized flycatcher of typical morph but with drab dark plumage and no wing bars. Upperparts dark grey, underparts slilghtly lighter. A black cap with a hidden bright yellow patch are the most diagnostic markings for this species.
Brazil and Bolivia to Argentina, on east slope of Andes only. During the austral winter, it migrates into the mostly western and central Amazon Basin as a non-breeding resident. It is resident southward to central latitudes of Argentina.
There are two subspecies:
Tall, dry woods, forest edges, savannahs with trees.
Typical behaviour for a flycatcher - returns to a favorite perch repeatedly after sorties to collect insects.
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