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Social Flycatcher

Myiozetetes similis


The Social Flycatcher is a common passerine bird from the Americas, a member of the large tyrant flycatcher family (Tyrannidae). Though they all are apparently fairly close relatives, the group to which they seem to belong also includes species with rather different head-pattern, like the Grey-capped Flycatcher which also belongs to Myiozetetes. The adult is 16–18 cm long and weighs 24–27 g and uses to nest in similar way to other tyrant flycatchers like Piratic Flycatcher (Legatus leucophaius) and Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus).


In Varablanca Heredia (Costa Rica), we noticed a single small tree where all these 3 species were nesting at the same time, together with the Common Tody flycatcher.

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ArturoOrtiz 6 years ago

Ohhh!, tu galería demuestra que no se necesita una DSLR cara para hacer fotos geniales, por supuesto que la cámara no lo hace todo tienes un gran talento, saludos desde México =)

Daniel-CR 6 years ago

Gracias, Arturo !! , una Canon SX50 (point and shot). Esta es mi galería de fotos, por si tienes el gusto de darle una ojeada

Saludos y muchas gracias !!

ArturoOrtiz 6 years ago

You're photos are amazing, what camera did you used to take them?

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Heredia, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.19, Long: -84.16

Spotted on Apr 4, 2013
Submitted on Apr 4, 2013

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