bright yellow underparts; pale eye-stripe; black face (Panama; 2008-06-10)

Social Flycatcher
Myiozetetes similis

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: one of a large number of tropical flycatcher species with bright yellow underarts; extremely common; inhabits open countryside and often seems quite tame or "social"; no sexual dimorphism; nest is an untidy domed ball with an entrance near the top on one side.

dorsal view; plain brown above; rather small bill (Panama; 2008-06-10)

often quite tame and friendly (Panama; 2008-06-10)

smaller than meny other yellow-bellied flycatchers (Panama; 2008-06-10)

posing for a portrait(Panama; 2008-06-10)