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Golden-crowned Flycatcher

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Myiodynastes chrysocephalus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
19 - 22 cm Length
Tropical montane moist forest degraded former forest, pastureland. Between 400 - 2,800 m. Range:-Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru & Venezuela. Panama

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit.. Food  
4400 TSN: 561326 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: tyran andský, Tyran zlatocapkový
Danish: Gulkronet Stortyran
German: Andenmaskentyrann, Goldkrontyrann
English: Golden crowned Flycatcher, Golden-crowned Flycatcher
Spanish: Atrapamoscas corona dorada, Atrapamoscas Lagartero, Benteveo de Corona Dorada, Bienteveo Coronodorado
Spanish (Argentine): Atrapamoscas corona dorada
Spanish (Colombia): Atrapamoscas Lagartero
Spanish (Venezuela): Atrapamoscas Corona Dorada
Finnish: Viiksiväijy
French: Tyran ŕ casque d'or
Italian: Pigliamosche capodorato, Pigliamosche corona dorata
Japanese: kinkamuribuchitairanchou
Japanese: キンカムリブチタイランチョウ
Latin: Myiodynastes chrysocephalus
Dutch: Goudkruintiran
Norwegian: Gullissetyrann
Polish: bentewi plowy, bentewi płowy
Russian: Золотоголовый пёстрый тиранн
Slovak: postriežkár zlatohlavý
Swedish: Gulkronad tyrann
Chinese: 金顶大嘴霸鹟


Myiodynastes chrysocephalus
Myiodynastes chrysocephalus chrysocephalus
Myiodynastes chrysocephalus cinerascens
Myiodynastes chrysocephalus minor

  • Myiodynastes chrysocephalus chrysocephalus: E slope of Andes of Peru to Bolivia and NW Argentina
  • Myiodynastes chrysocephalus minor: Extreme E Panama (Darién) and Colombia south to Ecuador
  • Myiodynastes chrysocephalus cinerascens: Andes of N Colombia and coastal cordillera of N Venezuela
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