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Maria-cabeçuda (Ramphotrigon megacephalum) by Octavio Campos Salles.


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Ramphotrigon megacephala Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
13.2 cm Length
Tropical moist & swamp forest. plantations. Up to 1,400 m.  Range:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru & Venezuela.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit, often takes flying insects. Food  
4375 - TSN: 711548 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: ploskozobec žlutobrvý, Tyranovec žlutobrvý
Danish: Storhovedet Fladnæb, Storhovedet Fladnæbstyran
German: Brauenbreitschnabel, Brauen-Breitschnabel, Gelbbrauen-Breitschnabeltyrann
English: Bamboo Flatbill, Large headed Flatbill, Large-headed Flatbill
Spanish: Pico Chato Cabezón, Picochato cabezón, Picoplano Cabezón
Spanish (Argentine): Picochato cabezón
Spanish (Bolivia): Picochato cabezón
Spanish (Colombia): Picoplano Cabezón
Spanish (Paraguay): Picochato cabezón
Spanish (Venezuela): Pico Chato Cabezón
Finnish: Pikkulapionokka
French: Platyrhynque à grosse tête, Tyran à grosse tête, Tyran mégacéphale, Tyranneau à grosse tête
Italian: Beccopiatto testagrossa
Japanese: kimayuoohirahashihaetori
Japanese: キマユオオヒラハシハエトリ
Latin: Ramphotrigon megacephala, Ramphotrigon megacephalum
Dutch: Wenkbrauwbreedbektiran, Wenkbrauw-breedbektiran
Norwegian: Dvergflatnebb
Polish: glowiak maly, głowiak mały
Portuguese: Bico-cfiato-cabeçudo, maria-cabeçuda
Portuguese (Brazil): Maria-cabeçuda
Russian: Бурый плоскоклювый мухоед
Slovak: dutinárka veľkohlavá
Swedish: Storhuvad flatnäbb
Chinese: 大头扁嘴霸鹟

Ramphotrigon megacephala
Ramphotrigon megacephala boliviana
Ramphotrigon megacephala bolivianum
Ramphotrigon megacephala megacephala
Ramphotrigon megacephala pectorale
Ramphotrigon megacephala pectoralis
Ramphotrigon megacephala venezuelense
Ramphotrigon megacephala venezuelensis

  • Ramphotrigon megacephalum megacephalum: SE Brazil (E Minas Gerais) to SE Paraguay and NE Argentina
  • Ramphotrigon megacephalum pectorale: SE Colombia to E Ecuador and S Venezuela; adj. Brazil and Peru?
  • Ramphotrigon megacephalum venezuelense: NW Venezuela (and probably adjacent Colombia)
  • Ramphotrigon megacephalum bolivianum: Tropical E Peru (Loreto) to N Bolivia and W Amazonian Brazil
Source: Clements checklist 2012
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