Ornate Flycatcher (Myiotriccus ornatus) - HBW 9, p. 315
French: Tyranneau orné
Spanish: Mosquerito Adornado
Taxonomy: Tyrannula ornata Lafresnaye, 1853, Bogotá, Colombia.
Distinctive monotypic genus of uncertain affinities, hypothesized as closest to Myiophobus on basis of cranial characters, bright crown patch and cup-shaped nest. Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- ornatus (Lafresnaye, 1853) - C Andes and W slope at N end of E range, in Colombia.
- stellatus (Cabanis, 1873) - W Colombia and W Ecuador.
- phoenicurus (P. L. Sclater, 1855) - E Andes of SE Colombia, E Ecuador and Peru (N of R Marañón).
- aureiventris (P. L. Sclater, 1874) - C & SE Peru (Huánuco S to Puno).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 16 videos
A bird sallying and returning to the same perch Locality Milpe, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (ssp stellatus)
Scott Olmstead 4 March 2008 5 years ago 26 sec 4.9
A bird calling several times Locality Milpe, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (ssp stellatus)
Josep del Hoyo 6 September 2007 5 years ago 19 sec 4.6
An adult bird perched and calling Locality Buenaventura Reserve, El Oro Province, Ecuador (ssp stellatus)
Don DesJardin 31 August 2006 6 years ago 13 sec 4.4
A perched bird looking for prey in all directions Locality Milpe, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (ssp stellatus)
Josep del Hoyo 6 September 2007 5 years ago 45 sec 4.4
A bird on a branch, entering and leaving its nest Locality Milpe, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (ssp stellatus)
Robert Schaefer 25 February 2007 5 years ago 31 sec 4.2
A close look at a perched bird. Locality Buenaventura Reserve, El Oro Province, Ecuador (ssp stellatus)
Paul Clarke 22 February 2012 1 year ago 21 sec 4
PhotosSee all 9 photos
A bird perched on a branch
Locality Montezuma Peak Road, Montezuma Peak, Tatama National Park, Colombia
Manakin Nature Tours 27 February 2012 1 year ago 4
Locality San Miguel de los Bancos, Pichincha Province, Ecuador
Rafael Merchante 15 November 2010 32 weeks ago 3.9
A bird perched
Locality Río Bombuscaro Reserve, Podocarpus National Park, Zamora-Chinchipe Province, Ecuador
Roberto Pujana 25 January 2012 1 year ago 3.8
On a branch
Locality Wildsumaco Lodge, Napo Province, Ecuador
Guy Poisson 30 October 2011 2 years ago 3.5
Bird perching on a trunk
Locality Copalinga Lodge, Zamora-Chinchipe Province, Ecuador
Helmut Schumann 30 October 2008 4 years ago 3.5
Nice male eyeing me while sitting on a branch.
Locality Choco Department, Colombia
Antonio Salvadori 6 January 2010 9 weeks ago 3.4