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Polioptilidae

Blue-grey gnatcatcher

Polioptila caerulea (Photo from Internet Bird Collection) Common name:blue-grey gnatcatcher (en); balança-rabo-azulado (pt); gobemoucheron gris-bleu (fr); perlita grisilla (es); blaumückenfänger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PolioptilidaeRange:This species breeds in the North America, as far north as southern Oregon and southern Wyoming in the west, but as far as Michigan, Maine and marginally into Canada in the east, and […]

Long-billed gnatwren

Ramphocaenus melanurus Photo by Greg Lavaty (PBase) Common name:long-billed gnatwren (en); bico-assovelado (pt); microbate à long bec (fr); saltón picudo (es); schwarzschwanz-degenschnäbler (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PolioptilidaeRange:This species is found in Central and South America, from southern Mexico down to Bolivia and south-eastern Brazil.Size:These birds are 11-13 cm long and weigh 9-11 g.Habitat:The long-billed gnatwren is found in […]