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Minas gerais tyrannulet

Phylloscartes roquettei Photo by Nick Athanas (Antpitta) Common name:Minas Gerais tyrannulet (en); cara-dourada (pt); tyranneau de Minas Gerais (fr); orejerito de Minas Gerais (es); gelbbürzel-laubtyrann (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily TyrannidaeRange:This species is endemic to south-eastern Brazil, only being found in northern Minas Gerais and southern Bahia.Size:These birds are 11-12 cm long and weigh about 8 g.Habitat:The Minas […]

Cinereous ground-tyrant

Muscisaxicola cinereus Photo by Cristian Pinto (ArgentAvis) Common name:cinereous ground-tyrant (en); gaúcha-cinza (pt); dormilon cendré (fr); dormilona cenicienta (es); graubraun-grundtyrann (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily TyrannidaeRange:This species is found along the Andes mountain range, from southern Peru down to central Chile and western Argentina as far south as Chillán.Size:These birds are 15-17 cm long and weigh about 20 […]

Rufous-winged tyrannulet

Mecocerculus calopterus Photo by Eric LoPresti (Natural Musings) Common name:rufous-winged tyrannulet (en); alegrinho-d’asa-ruiva (pt); tyranneau à ailes rousses (fr); piojito alirrufo (es); rotschwingen-tachurityrann (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily TyrannidaeRange:This species is found in the Andes of western and south-eastern Ecuador, and northern Perusouth to Lambayeque and La Libertad.Size:These birds are 11 cm long and weigh 10-11 g.Habitat:The rufous-winged […]

Patagonian tyrant

Colorhamphus parvirostris Photo by Pablo Contreras (Flickr) Common name:Patagonian tyrant (en); pitajo-da-Patagónia (pt); pitajo de Patagonie (fr); peutrén (es); Patagonienschmätzertyrann (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily TyrannidaeRange:This species breeds from Temuco, in central Chile and adjacent Argentina, south to Tierra del Fuego. Outside the breeding season they can move further north up to La Serena.Size:These birds are 11-14,5 cm […]

Sooty-headed tyrannulet

Phyllomyias griseiceps Photo by Leif Gabrielsen (iGoTerra) Common name:sooty-headed tyrannulet (en); piolhinho-de-cbeça-cinza (pt); tyranneau nain (fr); mosquerito cabecigrís (es); rußkappen-kleintyrann (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily TyrannidaeRange:This species is patchily distributed from eastern Panama, through Venezuela and Colombia, east into Guyana and extreme northern Brazil, and south through Ecuador into central Peru.Size:These birds are 10 cm long and weigh […]

Greater wagtail-tyrant

Stigmatura budytoides Photo by Paul Jones (Flickr) Common name:greater wagtail-tyrant (en); alegrinho-balança-rabo (pt); calandrite bergeronnette (fr); rabicano mayor (es); südlicher stelzentachurityrann (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily TyrannidaeRange:This South American species occurs in two disjunct populations. The subspecies S.b. gracilis is found in eastern Brazil, in northern Bahia, Pernambuco and southern Piauí. The other three subspecies, S.b. budytoides, S.b. […]

Amazonian royal flycatcher

Onychorhynchus coronatus Photo by Luiz Cacaio (Bird Forum) Common name:Amazonian royal flycatcher (en); maria-leque (pt); moucherolle royal (fr); atrapamoscas real (es); kronentyrann (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily TyrannidaeRange:This species is found from southern Mexico south to northern Brazil and Bolivia, and also in south-eastern Brazil.Size:These birds are 15-17 cm long and weigh 14-21 g.Habitat:The Amazonian royal flycatcher is […]

Black-billed shrike-tyrant

Agriornis montanus Photo by Diego Ferrer (Los Que Se Van) Common name:black-billed shrike-tyrant (en); gaúcho-de-bico-preto (pt); gaucho à bec noir (fr); gaucho serrano (es); schwarzschnabel-hakentyrann (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily TyrannidaeRange:This species is found along the Andes, from southern Colombia south to central Chile and southern Argentina, and also in other highland areas of central and southern Argentina.Size:These […]

Slaty-backed chat-tyrant

Ochthoeca cinnamomeiventris Photo by Nick Athanas (Antpitta) Common name:slaty-backed chat-tyrant (en); pitajo-negro (pt); pitajo noir (fr); pitajo negro (es); schiefermantel-schmätzertyrann (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily TyrannidaeRange:This species is found along the Andes mountain range, from western Venezuela south to central Bolivia.Size:These birds are 12-13 cm long and weigh 12 g.Habitat:The slaty-backed chat-tyrant is mostly found in dense vegetation […]

Pearly-vented tody-tyrant

Hemitriccus margaritaceiventer Photo by Hector Bottai (Wikipedia) Common name:pearly-vented tody-tyrant (en); sebinho-de-olho-dourado (pt); todirostre à ventre perle (fr); titirijí perlado (es); perlbauch-todityrann (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily TyrannidaeRange:This species is found in two disjunct areas of South America. They are found in western and northern Colombia and throughout northern Venezuela into western Guyana. Also from Bolivia and central […]