- Myiodynastes hemichrysus
Length 18â€“20 cm
A large flycatcher with bright yellow underparts, most easily distinguished from other similar flycatchers by the dark lateral throat stripe.
 Similar Species
Boat-billed Flycatcher, Great Kiskadee, White-ringed Flycatcher, Social Flycatcher, Gray-capped Flycatcher.
South America: found in Costa Rica and western Panama (east to Veraguas). Found at middle levels of central cordilleran mountains between 800 and 2300m.
This is a monotypic species1.
Middle elevation wet forest, particularly near water courses.
Usually seen in pairs or small family groups.
Their diet consists mostly of fruit and insects.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2014)
- BF Member observations
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