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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Tyrannus caudifasciatus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
23 cm Length
Tropical moist  forest. mangrove, wetlands, marshes, bogs, rocky areas, often near water, pastureland, arable land, plantations urban areas, garden. Up to 2,000 m. Range:- Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, (Greater Antilles:- Cuba, Haiti, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico,) , USA  Rare/Accidental

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit.. often takes mainly flying insects. Food  
4389 - TSN: 178290 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyran karibský
Danish: Storhovedet Kongetyran
German: Bahama Tyrann, Bahamatyrann, Olivgrauer Königstyrann
English: Loggerhead Flycatcher, Loggerhead Kingbird, Petchary
Spanish: Clérigo, Manjuila, Pitirre Guatíbere, Pitirre Manjuila, Tirano Guatíbere
Spanish (Cuba): Pitirre Guatíbere
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Manjuila
Estonian: antilli türanntikat
Finnish: Karibiantyranni
French: Tyran tête police, Tyran tête-police
Haitian Creole French: Pipirit chandèl
Hungarian: baráttirannusz
Italian: Re dei tiranni stolido, Tiranno codafasciata
Japanese: ojirohaiirotairanchou
Japanese: オジロハイイロタイランチョウ
Latin: Tyrannus caudifasciatus
Dutch: Bahamakoningstiran, Bahama-koningstiran
Norwegian: Karibkongetyrann
Polish: tyran zmiennosterny
Russian: Драчливый королевский тиранн
Slovak: postriežkár karibský
Swedish: Karibisk kungstyrann
Chinese: 圆头王霸鹟

Sub-species Tyrannus caudifasciatus
Tyrannus caudifasciatus bahamensis
Tyrannus caudifasciatus caudifasciatus
Tyrannus caudifasciatus caymanensis
Tyrannus caudifasciatus flavescens
Tyrannus caudifasciatus gabbii
Tyrannus caudifasciatus jamaicensis
Tyrannus caudifasciatus taylori

  • Tyrannus caudifasciatus caudifasciatus: Cuba
  • Tyrannus caudifasciatus bahamensis: Grand Bahama, Abaco, Andros and New Providence islands
  • Tyrannus caudifasciatus flavescens: Isle of Pines
  • Tyrannus caudifasciatus caymanensis: Cayman Islands
  • Tyrannus caudifasciatus jamaicensis: Jamaica
  • Tyrannus caudifasciatus taylori: Puerto Rico and Vieques I.
  • Tyrannus caudifasciatus gabbii: Hispaniola


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