Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | |Sex: Unknown | Loc. Satipo Road, Junin
Age: Adult | |Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manu Road, Cuzco
Age: Adult | |Sex: Unknown | Loc. Oxapampa, Junin
Age: Adult | |Sex: Unknown | Loc. Eastern Andes of Colombia
Status: The Golden-crowned Flycatcher is uncommon in montane forests of the east and west (Piura) slopes of the Andes at elevations ranging between 600-2700 m.It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Mosquero de Corona Dorada.
Sub-species: Golden-crowned Flycatcher (Myiodynastes chrysocephalus minor), Taczanowski and Berlepsch, 1885. E Panama (Cerro Tacarcuna and Cerro Pirre, in Darién), W & E Colombia (throughout Andes, also La Macarena Mts in S Meta) and Ecuador (S on W slope to Alamor area of W Loja).
(Myiodynastes chrysocephalus chrysocephalus), (Tschudi), 1844. Peru (C & E Andes from San Martín S to N Puno, also recorded in W Cordillera in Bosque de Cuyas), W Bolivia (La Paz S to Chuquisaca and Tarija) and extreme NW Argentina (N Salta).
Meaning of Name: Myiodynastes: Gr. muia, muias= fly dunastes, dunamai= ruler, to be mighty. chrysocephalus: Gr. khrusos= gold and kephalos= headed.
- 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.