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Tufted Flycatcher Mitrephanes phaeocercus

Described by: Sclater, P. L. (1859)
Alternate common name(s): Northern Tufted Flycatcher, Common Tufted-flycatcher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Savegre Lodge, Costa Rica - Jun, 2003 © Lou Hegedus  Savegre Lodge, Costa Rica - Nov 21, 2004 © Lou Hegedus  Savegre Highlands, Costa Rica - Jul 3, 2006 © Peter Moulton  Barranca Rancho Liebre, Sinaloa, Mexico - Mar 15, 2002 © James Ownby  Tapanti National Park, Cartago Province, Costa Rica - Jun 25, 2006 © Elidier Vargas 
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Central America to nw. South America;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) W. Mexico (ne. Sonora, w. Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Durango, c. Jalisco, and w. Zacatecas s. to w. Oaxaca).
(2) S. and e. Mexico (s. Tamualipas, s. San Luis Potosi) to Honduras.
(3) Sw. Mexico (Guerrero, Jalisco and sw. Oaxaca).
(4) S. Mexico (Chiapas) to Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and nc. Nicaragua.
(5) C. Costa Rica and w. Panama.
(6) C. and e. Panama.
(7) E. Panama (Cerro Pirre) and w. Colombia (Choco) and nw. Ecuador.
(8) S. Colombia and ne. Ecuador.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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