Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Roraima, Brazil
Status: The Roraiman Flycatchers is rare and local in montane forests of the east slope of the Andes at elevations ranging between 900-1800 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Br.
Name in Spanish: Mosquerito de Roraima.
Sub-species: Roraiman Flycatcher (Myiophobus roraimae rufipennis), Carriker, 1932.
Meaning of Name: Myiophobus: Gr. muia, muias= fly and phobos= terror, fear, panic. roraimae: After the mountains of Roraima or Cerro Roraima, British Guiana, Guyana, and Venezuela.
- 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.