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NorthEast Brazil, checking on some IDs (1 Viewer)

ugolino

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Dear all, my previous post and your subsequent answers (thank you again !) has created doubt in my mind about similar species.

- Am I right to call photo 1 and photo 2 (different individuals) both Planalto Tyrannulets ?
- My guess is photo 3 is no longer Mouse-colored Tyrannulet... what would you call it ?
- I had called photo 4 a blue-chinned Sapphire female and photo 5 a male. Is this correct ?

Thank you again in advance for your time enlightened views.
Ugolino
 

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pbjosh

missing the neotropics
Switzerland
Agree with Planalto Tyrannulet for the first two.

Third one looks like perhaps Euler's Flycatcher? Lots of regional variation in that one (it is certainly at least a couple of different species). Looks more or less like an Empid structurally, and I don't see it as any Elaenia. Fuscous Flycatcher would have more of an eyeline. Not sure if I'm missing something there.

Fourth bird looks like Glittering-throated Emerald to me showing a quite broad white belly patch.

Fifth looks good for female plumaged White-chinned Sapphire. If that is actually blue on the throat, and with how heavily marked it is beneath, I think it should be that species and not Blue-chinned, but I'm not 100%, it could still be Blue-chinned Sapphire. Not an expert on these birds, haven't seen those species very many times so that is just my best estimation.
 

ugolino

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Thank you pbjosh.
Still stuck on that Tyrannulet/Flycatcher...identification (photo 3)
Anyone else to the rescue ?
Thank you, ugolino
 
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