Rufous breasted Chat Tyrant

Ochthoeca rufipectoralis

The Rufous-breasted Chat-Tyrant is a small flycatcher that belongs to the Tyrannidae family. It can be found in the upper subtropical and temperate zones of the Andes, spanning from Venezuela to Bolivia. This bird has a distinctive bold eyebrow and a rufous band across its chest and a single rufous wingbar. Both males and females have similar appearances. The Rufous-breasted Chat-Tyrant is fairly common and easy to spot, often found alone or in pairs in open woodland and edge. You can observe this bird in our Manu National Park tours.

Photo: Alfredo Cornejo