Meet one of the common flycatchers: the Dusky-capped Flycatcher.
The Dusky-capped Flycatcher (Myiarchus tuberculifer) is a small flycatcher with a crest and black bill. They are seen quite often perched between branches on an open spot. Shy but not agile birds. Common birds seen near forest edges or clearings. I haven't seen them, so far, on the ground.
Dusky-capped Flycatchers are either seen alone, as a couple and sometimes they like to join mixed flocks (tanagers and other flycatchers). Insects and larvaes are usually the victims when it comes to food. Unlike the other flycatchers, the Dusky-capped Flycatcher has a soft call, which sometimes makes it difficult to record them. But since they are common birds, it isn't a hassle to photograph them.
The Dusky-capped Flycatcher has a length of 17 cm and are mostly active in the early morning or afternoon.
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