Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Acre, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Laquipampa, Lambayeque
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Cajatambo, Lima
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manu Road|Humachuco
Status: The Dusky-capped Flycather is uncommon and widespread in Amazonia, the west slope of the Andes, and the lowlands of northwest Peru. On the east slope of the Andes, it is known to range up to 1200 m, but on the west slope, it occurs at elevations of up to 3500 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Copetón de Cresta Oscura.
Sub-species: Dusky-capped Flycatcher (Myiarchus tuberculifer tuberculifer), (d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye) 1837. lowland Amazonia (except much of SE), also Trinidad, and SE Brazil.
(Myiarchus tuberculifer atriceps), Cabanis, 1883. S Ecuador S in Andes to Argentina (S to Tucumán).
Meaning of Name: Myiarchus: Gr. muia, muias= fly and arkhos, arkho= ruler, chief. tuberculifer: L. tuberculum= small bump, swelling and fera, ferre= bearing, to bear.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2017.