Lemon-browed Flycatcher (Conopias cinchoneti)

Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Aguas Verdes, San Martin

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Putumayo, Colombia

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Satipo Road, Junin

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Afluente, San Martin

Identification & Behavior: ~16 cm (6.2 in). The Lemon-browed Flycatcher has greenish-brown upperparts with wing coverts faintly edged with whitish. It has a brown crown, a broad yellow superciliary, brown mask through the eye, and yellow throat. The bill is black. The underparts, like the throat, are bright yellow. It forages high in the canopy of humid montane forest often along with mixed species flocks. It is similar to the Yellow-throated Flycatcher but is distinguished by having yellow superciliary and by ranging at higher elevations on the east slope of the Andes.

Status: The Lemon-browed Flycatcher is uncommon to fairly common in montane forests of the east slope of the Andes at elevations ranging between 800-1950 m. It also occurs in Co and Ec.

Name in Spanish: Mosquero de Ceja Limón.

Sub-species: Lemon-browed Flycatcher (Conopias cinchoneti cinchoneti), (Tschudi), 1844.

Meaning of Name: Conopias: Gr. konops, konopos= gnat, mosquito and piazo= to seize;
cinchoneti: In honor of Francisca Henriquez de Ribera Condesa de Chinchón, second wife of Spanish Captain-General and Viceroy of Peru Luis Jerónimo de Cabrera Conde de Chinchón.

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Distribution Map
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    • 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.