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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Phyllomyias nigrocapillus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
11.6 cm Length
Tropical montane moist forest. degraded former forest.  Between 1,500 - 3,400 m Range:- Colombia, Ecuador, Peru & Venezuela.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit.. Food  
4080 - TSN: 562091 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyrancík cernohlavý, tyrančík černotemenný
Danish: Sortisset Tyrannulet
German: Mönchsfliegenstecher, Mönchs-Fliegenstecher, Schwarzkappen-Kleintyrann
English: Black capped Tyrannulet, Black-capped Tyrannulet
Spanish: Atrapamoscas de Gorra Negra, Mosquerito Capirotado, Tiranolete gorrinegro, Tiranuelo Cabecinegro
Spanish (Colombia): Tiranuelo Cabecinegro
Spanish (Ecuador): +------nolete gorrinegro
Spanish (Venezuela): Atrapamoscas Gorra Negra
Finnish: Nokilakkinapsija
French: Tyranneau ŕ tęte noire
Italian: Tirannetto capinero, Tiranno piccolo capinero
Japanese: zugurokotairanchou
Japanese: ズグロコタイランチョウ
Latin: Phyllomyias nigrocapillus, Tyranniscus nigrocapillus
Dutch: Monniksvliegenpikker
Norwegian: Svartkronelřvtyrann
Polish: pręgotyranik czarnogłowy, tyranik czarnoglowy, tyranik czarnogłowy
Russian: Черношапочный карликовый тиранн
Slovak: moskytár čiernohlavý
Swedish: Svartkronad dvärgtyrann
Chinese: 黑顶小霸鹟


Phyllomyias nigrocapillus
Phyllomyias nigrocapillus aureus
Phyllomyias nigrocapillus flavimentum
Phyllomyias nigrocapillus nigrocapillus

  • Phyllomyias nigrocapillus nigrocapillus: Andes of Colombia and Ecuador to s Peru (Cuzco)
  • Phyllomyias nigrocapillus flavimentum: Santa Marta Mountains (ne Colombia)
  • Phyllomyias nigrocapillus aureus: Andes of w Venezuela (n Táchira to s Lara)

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