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Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher - BirdForum Opus

(Redirected from Myiodynastes luteiventris)
Photo by scottishdude
Rancho Naturalista , Costa Rica, March, 2011
Myiodynastes luteiventris


  • Streaked olive-brown upperparts
  • Pale yellow underparts with dark brown streaks
  • White-bordered broad black eyestripes
  • Dark wings, edged with white
  • Rusty-brown tail
Photo by Michael W
Madera Canyon, Arizona, USA, June 2005

Similar species

Compare with Streaked Flycatcher


North, Central and South America: found from south-eastern Arizona to Costa Rica; winters eastern Ecuador to northern Bolivia.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Deep canyons with sycamore trees.



They build a cup nest in a tree cavity or old woodpecker hole and 2-4 eggs are laid.


Photo by Robert L Jarvis
Costa Rica, March 2011

They hawk insects in flight; the diet also includes berries and seeds.


  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. What Bird

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