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Dusky-capped Flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer

Described by: d'Orbigny; Lafresnaye (1837)
Alternate common name(s): Olivaceous Flycatcher, Dark-capped Flycatcher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Madera Canyon, Coronado National Forest, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA - May 1, 2002 © Rob Pavey  Lamanai, Belize - Feb, 2008 © Richard Stern  Linhares, Espírito Santo, Brazil - Mar, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Linhares, Espírito Santo, Brazil - Mar, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Linhares, Espírito Santo, Brazil - Mar, 2004 © Arthur Grosset 
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Sw. United States through Central America to Amazonian South America;
At least two populations;
(1) Sw. United States (se. Arizona and sw. New Mexico) and w. Mexico (n. Sonora, Coahuila, Chihuahua). Tres Marias Is.
(2) E. and s. Mexico (c. Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon and s. along both slope in the Yucatan and Cozumel Is.). (3) Sw. Mexico (s. Sinaloa to Oaxaca) and Tres Marias Is.
(4) Se. Mexico.
(5) Se. Mexico (s. Yucatan).
(6) Guatemala to n. Nicaragua.
(7) Pacific coast of se. Honduras to Costa Rica.
(8) Se. Nicaragua, Costa Rica and w. Panama.
(9) E. Panama and w. Colombia.
(10) N. Colombia and w. Venezuela.
(11) Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam and Guiana s. to Bolivia and s. Brazil (e. Bahia (Chapada Diamantina, Lencois)).
(12) W. Colombia and w. Ecuador.
(13) S. Ecuador, Peru, c. Bolivia and nw. Argentina.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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