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Black-and-white Monjita 

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Heteroxolmis dominicana Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
20.5 cm Length
Wetlands, peatlands, swamps. marshes, bogs. Dry grassland, pastureland, arable land, plantations. Coastal sand dunes. Below 500 m.  Range:- Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay & Uruguay.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit. Food  
4292 - TSN: 560440 - Sub-species World Number
Vulnerable Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyranovec cernobílý, tyranovec černobílý
Danish: Sorthvid Monchita
German: Dominikaner Monjita, Dominikanermonjita, Schwarzschwanz-Nonnentyrann
English: Black & White Monjita, Black and white Monjita, Black-and-white Monjita, Black-white Monjita, Dominican Monjita
Spanish: Monjita dominica, Monjita dominicana, Monjita Overa, Viudita Blanca Cola Negra, Viudita Blanca Grande
Spanish (Argentine): Monjita dominica, Monjita dominicana
Spanish (Paraguay): Monjita dominica
Spanish (Uruguay): Viudita Blanca Cola Negra, Viudita Blanca Grande
Finnish: Pampamonhiitta
French: Pépoaza dominicain
Guarani: Pepoasa
Italian: Monjita bianconera, Monjita dominicana
Japanese: oguroshirotairanchou
Japanese: オグロシロタイランチョウ
Latin: Heteroxolmis dominicana, Heteroxolmis dominicanus, Xolmis dominicana, Xolmis dominicanus
Dutch: Zwartwitte Monjita, Zwart-witte Monjita
Norwegian: Dominikanertyrann
Polish: mniszek blady
Portuguese: lavandeira, maria-branca, noivinha-de-rabo-preto, Noivinha-do-rabo-preto
Portuguese (Brazil): lavandeira, maria-branca, Noivinha-de-rabo-preto
Russian: Доминиканская монжита
Slovak: pamuchár strakatý, Tyranka strakatá
Swedish: Svartvit monjita
Chinese: 黑白蒙霸鹟

Sub-species None known


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