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Tufted flycatcher

Mitrephanes phaeocercus

Description:

Very similar to the Ochraceous pewee but yet smaller, some brighter and much more common, the Tufted Flycatcher inhabits mountain evergreen and pine-oak woodlands in Mexico and occurs as far south as Bolivia. It is a small passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family, similar in size to the Empidonax flycatchers (11 - 12 cms), with a spiky crest.



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Costa Rica

Lat: 8.92, Long: -82.75

Spotted on May 16, 2013
Submitted on May 16, 2013

Spotted for mission

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