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Cliff Flycatcher

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Hirundinea ferruginea Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
18.5 cm Length
Tropical forests, shrubland, heavily degraded former forest, rocky areas, Up to 3,900m. Found in:- Brazil Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay & Venezuela.

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1(2)3 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods and larvae.. Food  
4225 - TSN: 560454 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyranovec cervenobrichý, tyranovec útescový
Danish: Klippetyran
German: Schwalbentyrann
English: Cliff Flycatcher, Northern Cliff Flycatcher
Spanish: Atrapamoscas de Precipicios, Atrapamoscas Risquero, Birro castaño, Birro comun, Birro común, Viudita Colorada
Spanish (Argentine): Birro castaño, Birro común
Spanish (Chile): Birro comun
Spanish (Colombia): Atrapamoscas Risquero
Spanish (Paraguay): Birro castaño
Spanish (Uruguay): Viudita Colorada
Finnish: Kalliosieppari
French: Moucherolle hirondelle
Italian: Pigliamosche dei dirupi, Pigliamosche rupicolo
Japanese: tsubametairanchou
Japanese: ツバメタイランチョウ
Latin: Hirundinea ferruginea
Dutch: Kliftiran, Zwaluwtiran
Norwegian: Klippetyrann
Polish: murówka, murówka rdzawa
Portuguese: bem-te-vi-de-gamela, birro, Gibão-de-couro, joão-pires
Portuguese (Brazil): bem-te-vi-de-gamela, birro, Gibão-de-couro, joão-pires
Russian: Ласточковый мухоед
Slovak: útesiar gaštanový
Swedish: Klipptyrann
Chinese: 峭壁霸鹟


Hirundinea ferruginea
Hirundinea ferruginea bellicosa
Hirundinea ferruginea ferruginea
Hirundinea ferruginea pallidior
Hirundinea ferruginea sclateri

  • Hirundinea ferruginea ferruginea: Extreme E Colombia to SE Venezuela, the Guianas and NW Brazil
  • Hirundinea ferruginea sclateri: E Andes of Colombia to W Venezuela and e Peru (S to Cuzco)
  • Hirundinea ferruginea pallidior: N and E Bolivia to W Paraguay and NW Argentina


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