Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Tumbes
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Guayas, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Chaparri|Tumbes
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Las Juntas, Cajamarca
Status: The Sooty-crowned Flycatcher is uncommon in northwest Peru and part of the Marañon Drainage where it is known to range up to 600 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Copetón de Corona Tiznada.
Sub-species: Sooty-crowned Flycatcher (Myiarchus phaeocephalus phaeocephalus), P. L. Sclater, 1860. W Ecuador (S from N W Esmeraldas and W Pichincha) and NW Peru (S to Lambayeque).
(Myiarchus phaeocephalus interior), J. T. Zimmer, 1938. extreme SE Ecuador (near Zumba, in S Zamora-Chinchipe) and N Peru (upper R Marañón drainage in Cajamarca and Amazonas).
Meaning of Name: Myiarchus: Gr. muia, muias= fly and arkhos, arkho= ruler, chief. phaeocephalus: Gr. phaios= dusky, brown, gray and kephalos, kephale= headed, head.
- 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.