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Yucatan Flycatcher

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

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[edit] Identification

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

[edit] Similar species

Brown-crested Flycatcher and Dusky-capped Flycatcher

[edit] Distribution

Central America: found in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies[1]

  • 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

[edit] Habitat

Dry forests.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  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

[edit] External Links

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