Crowned Slaty Flycatcher Empidonomus aurantioatrocristatus

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Tyrannidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Roger Robb



Crowned Slaty Flycatcher usually forages from the canopy or from the crowns of trees or shrubs. Insects are captured with sallies to air (Wetmore 1926, Fitzpatrick 1980).

Sexual Behavior

Crowned Slaty Flycatcher is at least socially monogamous.

Social and interspecific behavior

Crowned Slaty Flycatcher usually is solitary (Hilty and Brown 1986, Hilty 2003).

Recommended Citation

Robb, R. (2013). Crowned Slaty Flycatcher (Empidonomus aurantioatrocristatus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.