Pied Water-tyrant (Fluvicola pica) - HBW 9, p. 387
French: Moucherolle pie
Spanish: Viudita Pía
Taxonomy: Muscicapa pica Boddaert, 1783, French Guiana.
May form a superspecies with F. albiventer; often considered conspecific, but differs in plumage and vocalizations and no intergradation between the two. Monotypic.
Distribution: E Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad and the Guianas S to upper E Orinoco and extreme NW Brazil (upper R Branco).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 20 videos
Two close-ups of a bird on a muddy bank. Locality Suri Village, Paramaribo, Paramaribo District, Suriname (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 7 February 2011 2 years ago 20 sec 4.5
A bird hopping along a wall Locality Hato Piñero, Cojedes State, Venezuela (Monotypic species)
Keith Blomerley 25 February 2006 7 years ago 19 sec 4.5
A view of a bird inside vegetation and another perched on a branch beside a river Locality Girardot, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia
Pere Sugranyes 10 July 2010 3 years ago 24 sec 4.4
A bird moving around on waterside branches. Locality Boyacá Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Keith Blomerley 31 October 2012 1 year ago 20 sec 4
A bird hovering above a ditch in order to catch insects from the water's surface. Locality Suri Village, Paramaribo, Paramaribo District, Suriname (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 7 February 2011 2 years ago 44 sec 4
A bird on a trunk, near a river Locality Girardot, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Pere Sugranyes 2005 8 years ago 34 sec 4
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An adult bird feeding in rank waterside vegetation.
Locality Aripo Livestock Station, Aripo Valley, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago (Monotypic species)
Steve Garvie 1 May 2006 4 years ago 4.6
an adult perched on vegetation,in Mayaro
Locality Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
Stephen Romany 10 July 2011 3 years ago 4.3
Eating an insect
Locality Calabozo, Guárico State, Venezuela
Luis R Figueroa 16 May 2014 8 weeks ago 4
Bird perched in a bush
Locality Hato El Cedral, Apure State, Venezuela
Lutz Dürselen 12 February 2011 11 weeks ago 4
adult in wet vegetation, spreading tail
Locality Paramaribo District, Suriname (Monotypic species)
Tom Heijnen 12 February 2011 23 weeks ago 4
On the leaf litter.
Locality Caldas Department, Colombia
Daniel Avendaño 21 July 2013 36 weeks ago 4
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