large body; large bill with curved culmen (Brazil; 2007-11-10)

Boat-billed Flycatcher

Megarynchus pitangua

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: closely resembles Great Kiskadee but with a somewhat larger bill that has a curved rather than straight culmen (middle ridge of the upper mandible); also shows less rufous on the upperparts and tail.

ventral view; yellow underparts; distinct facial pattern (Brazil; 2007-11-10)

dorsal view; brown upperparts with little rufous (Brazil; 2007-11-10)

white eyeline separates black crown and facial mask (Brazil; 2007-11-10)

posing for a portrait (Brazil; 2007-11-10)

note the relatively large bill (Brazil; 2007-11-10)