21 November, 2010

Bright-rumped Attila

Scientific Name: Attila spadiceus

Population Estimate: 500K to 5M

Range / Habitat: Resident species throughout Mexico, Central and northern South America. Prefers lowland forest.

Field Notes: Large, bulky flycatcher with large head, prominent whiskers and hooked bill. Droopy tail while perched with prominent yellow rump.

Personal Notes: Seen at Tikal Mayan ruins in Guatemala.

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