Apical Flycatcher (Myiarchus apicalis) - HBW 9, p. 434
French: Tyran à queue givrée
Spanish: Copetón Apical
Taxonomy: Myiarchus apicalis P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1881, “Bogotá” = Honda, Tolima, Colombia.
Affinities uncertain, as present species not included in recent phylogenetic analysis of genus; it is predicted that it is probably either sister to M. ferox and M. phaeocephalus or paraphyletic with them. Monotypic.
Distribution: Upper parts of four river systems in WC Colombia: Cauca Valley (Valle and Cauca, one record from Antioquia), Pacific slope in arid valleys of upper R Dagua (Valle), upper R Patía (Nariño and valley of R Calima), and Magdalena Valley (Santander and Boyacá S to Huila).
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A bird perched in a tree above, then flying away. Locality Bolombolo, Antioquía Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Keith Blomerley 6 November 2012 2 years ago 22 sec 3.6
in tree, panting in heat Locality Concordia, Antioquía Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 27 May 2012 2 years ago 36 sec 3.6
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Endemic colombian bird
Locality Club Campestre de Cali, Santiago de Cali, Valle del Cauca Department, Colombia
Juan José Arango E. 13 February 2015 9 weeks ago 4.7
Adult perched in the morning sun.
Locality Laguna El Hato, Tolima Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Dusan M. Brinkhuizen 7 April 2015 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4.3
One ind from a couple
Locality Girardot, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Diego Calderon - COLOMBIA... 27 January 2013 2 years ago 3.6
On a branch
Locality Arbeláez, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 14 August 2011 3 years ago 3.5
One bird responding to playback.
Locality Bolombolo, Antioquía Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Diego Calderon - COLOMBIA... 17 November 2010 4 years ago 3.3
Birding tour with Bogota Birding at Central andes from Colombia
Locality Nilo, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia
Oswaldo Cortes - BOGOTA B... 2 February 2006 1 year ago 3.3