Black-capped Tyrannulet Phyllomyias nigrocapillus

Colombian name: Tiranuelo Cabecinegro

Black-capped Tyrannulet, Chingaza NP, Cundinamarca, Colombia, April 2012 - click for larger image Cundinamarca, Colombia
April 2012

The Black-capped Tyrannulet is distributed in the Andes from western Venezuela to southern Peru and in the Santa Marta mountains. See the distribution map at NatureServe. It is normally found near the tree-line in cloudforest or montane forest at between 1,800 and 3,300 metres.

Black-capped Tyrannulet, Montana del Oso, Cundinamarca, Colombia, April 2012 - click for larger image The crown is black with a narrow white supercilium, the wings are blackish with two bold yellowish-white wing-bars and below it is yellow with a greyish throat and an olive wash on the breast.

Previous Page Back to Index Next Page

If you do not see a menu on the left, you may have arrived at this page from another site. Please click Home to get to my main page.
Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites